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News Release

For Immediate Release
March 28, 2018

Contact:
Governor Sununu Press Office
(603) 271-2121
Sununu.Press@nh.gov

Governor Sununu Announces 'Governor For A Day' Competition

Concord, NH – Today, as part of Women's History Month – a celebration of the critical role women have played in New Hampshire's economy, culture, and social fabric – Governor Sununu has officially launched the 'Governor for a Day' competition. In partnership with Girls Inc., Girl Scouts, and Granite Girls State, the 'Governor for a Day' competition presents girls in New Hampshire middle and high school with a unique opportunity to participate in the Granite States proud tradition of public service.

"As the father of a young daughter, it is important that the next generation of leaders in New Hampshire feel empowered to lead," said Governor Chris Sununu. "The Granite State has a long and proud tradition of public service, and we have to ensure that it stays that way for generations to come. The Governor for a Day competition is a unique opportunity for the next generation to explore their passion for one of our proudest traditions."

How to apply:

The 'Governor for a Day' competition is open to girls in Middle and High school in New Hampshire. Interested applicants should send in their answer to the question "If I were Governor for a Day, I would…" to GovernorForADay@nh.gov by April 30th at 5 PM. Video submissions can be sent as a private message to Governor Sununu's Facebook messenger account. Videos should be no more than one minute, and written responses should be no more than 250 words.

Or they may mail their answer to:

"Governor For A Day"
c/o Governor Chris Sununu
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301

Applicants should also be sure to include the following information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Organization/School
  • Grade
  • Home Address
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Teacher Contact Information
  • Parent or Guardian Name

Note: Individual submissions not associated with Girls Inc., Girl Scouts, or Granite Girls State are also accepted. We will not accept flash-drives or cd-disks via mail. All video submissions must be made through Facebook.

Office of Governor Christopher Sununu
State House  |  107 North Main Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2121  |  fax: (603) 271-7680