Connecticut’s Kid Governor® in the News

Connecticut’s Kid Governor Megan Kasperowski. The Anna & Raven Show. November 13, 2018. Click here for the story.

Thomaston” Fifth Grade Students Take Part in Kid Governor Program. Town Times. November 8, 2018. Click here for the story.

Students across Connecticut look to elect next Kid Governor. WTNH. November 6, 2018. Click here for the story.

Connecticut 5th-graders to elect ‘kid governor’. WTNH. November 5, 2018. Click here for the story.

Today’s Dish: It’s National Doughnut Day! CT Style. November 5, 2018. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s 5th-Graders to Elect ‘Kid Governor’. U.S News and World Report. November 3, 2018. Click here for the story.

Portland Fifth-Grader Elected as Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Middletown Press. May 21, 2018. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor. Scholastic Teacher Magazine. Spring 2018. Click here for the story. 

CASconversations: Episode 9. Connecticut Association of Schools. February 20, 2018. Click here for the story.

Republic Still at Risk; Connecticut Edges Forward. Connecticut by the Numbers. February 17, 2018. Click here for the story.

Senator Linares, Representative Carpino Welcome CT Kid Governor to Capitol. The Middletown Insider. February 12, 2018. Click here for the story.

Girls Summit Draws 75 Students, 15 Mentors on MLK Day. New Canaan Advertiser. January 26, 2018. Click here for the story.

Thomaston School Has Finalist in Civics Contest. Republican-American. January 21, 2018. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor Inauguration at Connecticut’s Old State House. CT-N. January 19, 2018. Click here for the story.

CT Kid Governor celebrates her inauguration day. WFSB 3. January 19, 2018. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s Kid Governor Sworn in at Old State House. WTNH 8. January 19, 2018. Click here for the story.

Connecticut Kid Governor to be Sworn In. Hartford Guardian. January 17, 2018. Click here for the story.

Center School Students Learn Political Process with Kid Governor. Town Times. November 23, 2017. Click here for the story.

Parents Raise Concerns About Bullying, Call for Zero Tolerance Policy. WFSB 3. November 21, 2017. Click here for the story.

CT Names Its New Kid Governor. WFSB 3. November 21, 2017. Click her for the story.

Portland 5th Grader Wins Election for Kid Governor. WTNH 8. November 21, 2017. Click here for the story.

Get to Know the ASPCA’s 2017 Animal and Human Heroes. American Veterinarian. November 21, 2017. Click here for the story.

Ms. President US Hosts State Senators. Ridgefield Press. November 20, 2017. Click here for the story.

Rescue, a Very Good Dog, Named Country’s Best. Boston Globe. November 19, 2017. Click here for the story.

Meet This Year’s ASPCA Humane Award Winners. Parade. November 17, 2017. Click here for the story.

2017 ASPCA Humane Awards Honors Heroes of All Species. The Knockturnal. November 7, 2017. Click here for the story.

ASPCA To Host 2017 Humane Awards Luncheon. Look to the Stars. November 6, 2017. Click here for the story.

The ASPCA’s Humane Awards Return to New York City. Manhattan Digest. November 3, 2017. Click here for the story.

ASPCA Announces 2017 Humane Award Winners. Hometown Focus. November 3, 2017. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s Kid Governor Jessica Brocksom, Of Milford, Named ASPCA’s Tommy P. Monahan Kid of the Year. Milford Patch. October 24, 2017. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s Kid Governor Jessica Brocksom, Of Milford, Named ASPCA’s Tommy P. Monahan Kid of the Year. Hartford Courant. October 23, 2017. Click here for the story.

ASPCA Announces Recipients of the 2017 Humane Awards. ASPCA. October 20, 2017. Click here for the story.

The Power of Rescue: How a Dog Helped 2 Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Heal. Today. October 19, 2017. Click here for the story.

Meet Jessica Brocksom: Connecticut’s Kid Governor 2017! Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls. September 22, 2017. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor to Promote Animal Welfare at Milford Library. Milford-Orange Bulletin. July 24, 2017. Click here for the story.

CT’s Kid Governor to Discuss Animal Protection. Milford Patch. July 24, 2017. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor Visits Milford Library Tuesday to Talk About Helping Animals. Milford Mirror. July 24, 2017. Click here for the story.

WHS Recognized as Red, White, and Blue School for Fostering Strong Civic Engagement. Windsor Journal. July 7, 2017. Click here for the story.

Windsor High School recognized as Red, White, and Blue School. Journal Inquirer. July 7, 2017. Click here for the story.

CT’s Kid Governor From Milford Visits D.C. To Raise Awareness For Humane Treatment of Animals. Milford Patch. June 23, 2017. Click here for the story.

Heat Kills, Milford Rep, Kid Governor Warn. Milford-Orange Bulletin. June 20, 2017. Click here for the story.

Connecticut Kid Governor, State Rep. Begin Campaign to Save Lives. New Haven Register. June 18, 2017. Click here for the story.

Connecticut ‘Kid Governor’ Program Garners National Award. Associated Press. June 18, 2017. Click here for the story.

Secretary Merrill Presents National Award to Four Connecticut Winners. Connecticut Plus. June 15, 2017. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor’s Campaign Reminds Pet Owners that ‘Heat Kills’. Milford Mirror. June 9, 2017. Click here for the story.

CT Kid For Governor Joins State Reps At ‘Heat Kills’ Program. Milford Patch. June 9, 2017. Click here for the story.

State Representative Diana Urban on Animal Therapy Day at the Capitol 2017. YouTube. April 13, 2017. Click here for the story.

Fairfield Legislator Welcomes Therapy Dogs, Handlers, Kid Governor to State Capitol 2017. Fairfield & Westport Minuteman. April 13, 2017. Click here for the story.

Urban Gives Citation To Jessica Brocksom. Webpage of State Representative Diana Urban. April 12, 2017. Click here for the story.

Animal Therapy Day At State Capitol. Webpage of State Representative Diana Urban. April 12, 2017. Click here for the story.

Connecticut House of Representative April 12th Session. CT-N. April 12, 2017. Click here for the story.

Stonington Representative Welcomes Therapy Dogs and Handlers To State Capitol. Stonington Patch. April 12, 2017. Click here for the story.

Pet of the Week Scotty Visits FOX 61 on National Pet Day! FOX 61. April 11, 2017. Click here for the story.

A Campaign for Kindness. Higher Order Thinking (HOT) Schools Newsletter. April 1, 2017. Click here for the story.

Meet CT Kid Governor, Dog Lover, and Animal Advocate Jessica Brocksom. AKC.org. February 11, 2017. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor from Milford Sworn In. Milford-Orange Bulletin. January 25, 2017. Click here for the story.

Ken Dixon: A Civics Lesson for the Grown-Ups. CT Post. January 15, 2017. Click here for the story.

Connecticut Kid Governor Sworn Into Office. CBS New York. January 14, 2017. Click here for the story.

New Kid Governor Inaugurated Friday. News 12 Connecticut. January 13, 2017. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s ‘Kid Governor’ Takes Office. CBS Connecticut. January 13, 2017. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s New “Kid Governor” Sworn In. WTNH 8. January 13, 2017. Click here for the story.

Milford Fifth Grader is State’s ‘Kid Governor’. CT Post. January 13, 2017. Click here for the story.

Milford Girl Sworn in as 2nd Ever Kid Governor of CT. WFSB 3. January 13, 2017. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor from Milford Sworn in Friday in Hartford. Milford Mirror. January 13, 2017. Click here for the story.

Newest Connecticut Kid Governor Sworn Into Office. Norwich Bulletin. January 13, 2017. Click here for the story.

CT’s Kid Governor 2017. Hartford Courant. Jaunary 13, 2017. Click here for the story.

Madelyn Spina and Avery Mercier, Distinguished Fifth-Graders. Humans of Manchester– Public Schools (Facebook). December 23, 2016. Click here for the story.

Minute with the Mayor- CT Kid Governor, Jessica Brocksom. YouTube. December 19, 2016. Click here for the story.

12-14-16 Anna & Raven- Connectiuct Has a New Kid Governor. STAR 99.9. December 14, 2016. Click here for the story.

Milford Kid-Governor Elect Presents Platform. Milford-Orange Bulletin. December 14, 2016. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor-elect Jessica Brocksom Introduces Platform to Milford Board of Education. New Haven Register. December 12, 2016. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s Kid Governor! Jessica Brocksom, age 10, is Connecticut’s kid governor. News-O-Matic. December 5, 2016. Click here for the story (accessible to News-O-Matic subscribers).

Milford 5th-Grader Chosen as Next Connecticut’s ‘Kid Governor’. FOX 61. November 23, 2016. Click here for the story.

Milford Fifth-Grader Elected Next Kid Governor. Hartford Courant. November 23, 2016. Click here for the story.

Connecticut Elects Milford 5th Grader New Governor. WTNH 8. November 23, 2016. Click here for the story.

Milford Fifth Grader Elected ‘Connecticut’s Kid Governor’. Milford Mirror. November 23, 2016. Click here for the story.

Milford 5th-Grader Chosen as Next Connecticut ‘Kid Governor’. WFSB 3. November 23, 2016. Click here for the story.

Milford’s Jessica Brocksom Elected as Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Milford Patch. November 23, 2016. Click here for the story.

Milford’s Jessica Brocksom Elected as Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Milford Public Schools. November 23, 2016. Click here for the story.

WTIC Public Affairs Face CT 11/20/16. WTIC Public Affairs. November 20, 2016. Click here for the story.

Connecticut Using “Kid Governor” to Get Children Interested in Politics. CT Boom. November 16, 2016. Click here for the story.

Civics Education: Teaching Anew the Art and Skills of Participation.  NonProfit Quarterly. November 16, 2016. Click here for the story.

Political Pupils: Civics Get Renewed Attention in Schools. Yahoo News. November 16, 2016. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor Reflects on First Term. WFSB 3. November 11, 2016. Click here for the story.

CT Kid Governor Election to Begin Next Week. WFSB 3. November 3, 2016. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor Rocks! Rena Tobey’s Blog. August 17, 2016. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s Kid Governor Visits Meriden Public Library. Record-Journal. August 17, 2016. Click here for the story.

Kid Governor to Visit Middletown Library. The Middletown Press. August 11, 2016. Click here for the story.

Mayor LeClerc to Present Check to Old State House. The Hartford Guardian. May 25, 2016. Click here for the story.

CT Kid Governor to Get Office at the Old State House Funded by East Hartford Mayor. Hartford Courant. May 25, 2016. Click here for the story.

CT’s First Kid Governor Promotes Kindness. CT Association of Schools. May 10, 2016. Click here for the story.

Warren Students Visit Old State House. The Greater New Milford Spectrum. April 14, 2016. Click here for the story.

Inquiry Dimension 4: Effectively Presenting Findings and Taking Informed Action (webinar). CT Department of Educational/CT Core. March 29, 2016.

Young Celebrity. Journal Inquirer. March 20, 2016.

Governor Meets with State’s ‘Kid Governor’ to Discus Kindness and Learning. FOX 61. March 18, 2016. Click here for the story.

Conn. “Kid Governor” Gets Special School Visit from Malloy. News 8 WTNH. March 18, 2016. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s “Kid Governor” Meets Gov. Malloy. WFSB 3. March 18, 2016. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s First Kid Governor, Malloy Talk Kindness in East Hartford. Hartford Courant. March 18, 2016. Click here for the story.

Connecticut’s Kid Governor, Elena Tipton, Introduces Her Campaign for Kindness. Connecticut Commission on Children. March 11, 2016.

Old State House Educator, Meriden Native, Spearheads Kid Governor Program. Record-Journal. February 21, 2016. Click here for the the story.

Watch: Sights and Sounds from Yesterday’s Opening of the Legislative Session #ctpolitics. Hartford Courant. February 4, 2016. Click here for the story.

Proud New Fairfield resident is Grandmother to Connecticut’s First Kid Governor. New Fairfield’s Hamlethub. February 3, 2016. Click here for the story.

Mayor Marcia A. Leclerc Recognizes Elena Tipton, Connecticut’s First Kid Governor. Town of East Hartford. February 1, 2016. Click here for the story.

Larson Joins Inauguration of East Hartford’s Elena Tipton as Connecticut’s Kid Governor. The Daily Blog– Foreign Affairs Publisher. January 30, 2016.

Larson Joins Inauguration of  East Hartford’s Elena Tipton as Connecticut’s First Kid Governor. CT Senate Dems. January 29, 2016. Click here for the story.

Statement from the Secretary of State on Connecticut’s First Kid Governor. CT News Wire. January 29, 2016. Click here for the story.

Meet Connecticut’s New ‘Kid’ Governor. WFSB 3. January 29, 2016. Click here for the story.

Senator Tim Larson Confers with @CTKidGovernor Elena Tipton Before her Inauguration. CT Senate Dems. January 29, 2016. Click here for the story.

New Kid Governor Takes Over State Capitol. FOX 61. January 29, 2016. Click here for the story.

Meet Connecticut’s First Kid Governor. News 8 WTNH. January 29, 2016. Click here for the story.

East Hartford Fifth-Grader Initiates ‘Campaign For Kindness’. Lite 100.5FM WRCH. January 28, 2016. Click here for the story.

East Hartford Fifth-Grader Initiates ‘Campaign For Kindness’. 96.5 TIC FM. January 28, 2016.

EH Girl to Serve as Connecticut’s Kid Governor. Journal Inquirer. January 28, 2016. Click here for the story.

CT’s First Kid Governor Interview. WTNH 8 CT Style. November 25, 2015. Click here for the story.

Search is on for the Next ‘Kid Governor’ of CT. WFSB 3. November 5, 2015. Click here for the story.

CT’s Kid Governor Election this Week. WTNH 8 CT Style. November 3, 2015. Click here for the story.

Local Student Advances as Candidate for Connecticut’s Kid Governor. The Bulletin [Norwich]. October 30, 2016. Click here for the story.