Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and city staff welcomed Mithran Karthic (pictured here with Mayor Newton), winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, to Rockville City Hall on June 6. Mithran, a fourth-grader at College Gardens Elementary School, earned the right to serve as Rockville’s Mayor for a Day, fielding his first on-camera interview and visiting the Rockville City Police Department, the city’s maintenance facility, and Croydon Creek Nature Center, before attending the evening’s Mayor and Council meeting. For video of Mithran reading his winning essay during his night on the dais with the Mayor and Council, search “If I Were Mayor” at youtube.com/cityofrockville.
Mini Mayor, Big Day
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