Mithran Karthic of College Gardens Elementary School Was ‘Rockville Mayor For a Day’

by MCS Staff
Last month, Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and city staff welcomed the winner of the ‘If I Were Mayor’ essay contest, Mithran Karthic of College Gardens Elementary School, to Rockville City Hall. Mithran was mayor for the day, kicking off his time in the mayor’s office with a tour of City Hall and his first on-camera interview. Mithran also visited the Rockville Police Department, Fleet Management facilities, Croydon Creek Nature Center, and more!
Mithran had a police escort all day long, courtesy of Cpl. Crowe from Rockville City Police Department. He also met with Police Chief Brito who gifted him some RCPD swag, Public Works Superintendent Steve Sokol, who presented Mithran with a street sign bearing his name. His last stop was a trip to Croydon Creek Nature Center and then he was off to lunch with Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton. Below, Mithran Karthik, is presented with his certificate of recognition.
Per the City of Rockville: “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.”


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