Students in Grades 8, 9,10, and 11 who are interested in politics and want to know what it is like to serve as a Montgomery County councilmember are invited to submit entries for Councilmember Craig Rice's "Councilmember for a Day" Challenge.  To enter, students can either submit a YouTube video or a written essay of  500 words or less that answers the following questions:


  • What is the most important public policy issue facing young people today?
  • What suggestions do you have for national, state, and/or local leaders to address this issue?

Submissions are due Friday, June 15.  The winning student will get exclusive access to Councilmember Craig Rice, who serves as Chair of the Council's Education Committee.  For more information, visit or call 240-777-7926.