On Friday, January 22nd, Reese Naughton was sworn in as the sixth Connecticut’s Kid Governor. The Inauguration Ceremony, which was part in-person and part virtual, included a farewell speech from 2020 CTKG Myra Stanfield, messages of congratulations from State and Federal officials, a news conference with the 2021 Cabinet and more.
You can check out more about Inauguration Day 2021 HERE.
2021 CTKG Reese Begins Her Term
Having been officially sworn into office, CTKG Reese can now begin working on her Be Positive: Pandemic Perseverance platform. Her platform focuses on three points:
- Brightening the lives of nursing home residents through positive messages.
- Create a virtual community crate and coordinate a statewide poster contest for positive messages by and for students.
- Encourage students to take care of their mental health through safe outdoor activities.
Thank You to Our Partners!
Inauguration Day 2021 was presented with funding and partnership support from Connecticut Humanities and the Gawlicki Family Foundation.
Connecticut’s Kid Governor® is a national award-winning civics program created by The Connecticut Democracy Center at Connecticut’s Old State House. The program is presented with major funding and support from CT Humanities and the Gawlicki Family Foundation, and in partnership with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) and the Connecticut Council for the Social Studies.