Mayor for a Day

MayorDeSoto ISD nurtures and values community and school partnerships, therefore our students are invited to apply to be Mayor for a Day in the City of DeSoto. The purpose of this program is to help DeSoto ISD students understand how a city really operates and understand the rigor and rewards of being a mayor.

Mayor for a Day Flyer

DeSoto ISD middle school students may apply for the program based on the criteria. Each campus may select up to three candidates to send to the district committee. The DeSoto ISD Selection Committee will pick one student from the district to spend the day with the Mayor.

Students are evaluated on competitive grades, attendance, citizenship, teacher and community recommendations, and an essay.

Click here to print out a Mayor for a Day Application

Criteria Tuesday, October 18, 2016

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Wednesday, October 12 at 5 p.m.
  • Attendance at least 98%
  • 3.5 GPA
  • Good Citizenship - no discipline or referrals for two years
  • Two Teacher Recommendations
  • One Community Recommendation (not parent)
  • Student Essay - Why I want to be Mayor for a Day (two pages double spaced)