Scappoose student wins statewide 'If I Were Mayor' contest

Megan Earl, winner of the Oregon Mayors Association 2020 "If I Were Mayor" contest, holds up a copy of her winning essay.

Megan Earl was surprised when she won Scappoose's annual "If I Were Mayor" contest.

But Earl, a rising freshman at Scappoose High School, was even more shocked when she won the statewide contest last month.