Grace Lutheran student William Yik to be Pocatello’s “Mayor for a Day”

City of Pocatello news release”

A local eighth grader will be the latest student to take the helm of the City of Pocatello with the “Mayor for a Day” program.

Grace Lutheran School student William Yik was selected by the school after submitting an essay that answered the question, “If you had the opportunity to improve the city, what would you do?”

“William has some interesting ideas on promoting our businesses and improving our local attractions,” said Mayor Brian Blad. “I’m looking forward to hearing what he has to say, as well as showing him an inside view of City government.”

Mayor for a Day Yik will take office the morning of December 9, 2015 and will accompany Mayor Blad as he performs his duties. Yik’s term will end that afternoon when he returns to school at approximately 1:30 p.m.