Wellington Youth Council Wins Photo Competition

The Village of Wellington Youth Council’s award-winning photography contest entry.

The Florida League of Cities, the united voice for Florida’s municipal governments, recently announced the winners of the 2020 Youth Council Photography Competition.

The competition asks Florida’s municipal youth councils to showcase what they love about their city, town or village with a photo of their favorite aspects of it. The competition coincides with Florida City Government Week, an annual event that encourages communities to celebrate, showcase and engage residents in the work of municipal government.

Municipal youth councils are special councils that typically serve as an advisory board to the local government. They are composed of high school students and are sometimes referred to as youth corps, teen advisory boards or mayor’s youth councils.

“Seeing the passion these students have for their communities and how engaged they are with their cities is incredible,” said FLC President Tony Ortiz. “If what we’ve seen from municipal youth councils throughout the state is any indication of what’s to come for our cities, our future looks strong. Congratulations to this year’s competition winners.”

The 2020 Youth Council Photography Competition winners are: the City of Atlantic Beach Youth Council, the City of Homestead Youth Council, the City of Satellite Beach Youth Council, the City of St. Petersburg Mayor’s Youth Congress and the Village of Wellington Youth Council.

Winners will be showcased on the league’s web site and social media platforms, be recognized in the league’s Quality Cities magazine, and receive a monetary award and a plaque. For more information, visit www.flcities.com.