Councilmember for a Day

April 29, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Rice Accepting Applications for Councilmember for a Day Contest

Councilmember Craig Rice is accepting applications for his “Councilmember for a day” challenge. This challenge allows students to apply to become an honorary councilmember for a day, hopefully getting students more involved in local government. Beyond the experience, the first place winner also gets $500. Second and third place finalists receive $250 and $100, respectively. […]

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February 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 27 in Montgomery County

Good morning! Today is Thursday February 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Town Hall Meeting: Montgomery County Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Sidney Katz and Gabe Albornoz are hosting a town hall called “A Discussion of Security for Our Faith Communities” to discuss safety and security issues in the local community. The […]

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February 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

First African-American ‘Councilmember for a Day’ Winner Recognized

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice presented a proclamation recognizing the first African-American Councilmember for a Day contest winner. The opportunity is meant to give high schoolers access to local government operations. Adjo Evonlah is a senior at Northwest High School in Germantown and the CEO of Pouchful, a company that provides environmentally-sustainable lunch bags for […]

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February 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 25 in Montgomery County

Happy Mardi Gras to those celebrating! It’s Tuesday, Feb. 25 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets at 9 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room, located at 100 Maryland Avenue in Rockville. Here’s a look at the agenda for the meeting. Notably, the council […]

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May 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Contest Challenges Students to be a ‘Councilmember for a Day’

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice’s office is accepting entries in the 2019 Councilmember for a Day Challenge from now through June 14. This is the fourth year Rice will host the winner of the contest as an honorary Councilmember for a Day. Rice, who serves as the chair of the Council’s Education Committee, is asking […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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June 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rice Extends Deadline for Councilmember for a Day Challenge to July 16

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice announced an extension to submit applications to his Councilmember for a Day Challenge. Submission will be accepted until July 16. Rice invites students to submit short videos or written essays about the following topic: In your opinion, what is the most important public policy issue facing young people today? What […]

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May 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Warrior Pose: Gaithersburg continues its Yoga in the Park on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Beginners are welcome. For information, call 301-258-6350. […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Contest Gives Students a Chance to be Councilmember for a Day

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice’s office is accepting entries in the 2018 Councilmember for a Day Challenge from now through June 15. This is the third year Rice will host the winner of the contest as an honorary Councilmember for a Day. Rice, who serves as the chair of the Council’s Education Committee, is asking […]

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April 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: White Oak Library celebrates its grand re-opening; The expansion of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services could mean faster service for residents; The County is offering free training to administer Naloxone to […]

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