The Hall of Connecticut’s Kid Governors

Since fall 2015, Connecticut’s fifth graders have voted for one of their peers to serve as the state’s Kid Governor. Each year, these students embark on a year-long term of advocacy around a community issue that is important to them and the students of Connecticut.


2021 Connecticut’s Kid Governor Reese Naughton

Zaya A. Oshana Elementary School – Southington, CT
Platform: Be Positive: Pandemic Perseverance

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2020 Connecticut’s Kid Governor Myra Stanfield

Eric G. Norfeldt Elementary School – West Hartford, CT
Platform: Standing Up for Animals in Need


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2019 Connecticut’s Kid Governor
Ella Briggs

CREC Ana Grace Academy of the Arts Elementary School – Avon, CT
Hometown: East Hampton, CT
Platform: Pride-Hope-Love


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2018 Connecticut’s Kid Governor Megan Kasperowski

Brownstone Intermediate School – Portland, CT
Platform: Stronger Than Cancer: Lifting Spirits & Changing Lives

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2017 Connecticut’s Kid Governor Jessica Brocksom

John F. Kennedy Elementary School – Milford, CT
Platform: Helping Animals, Those Without a Voice

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2016 Connecticut’s Kid Governor Elena Tipton

Dr. Thomas S. O’Connell Elementary School – East Hartford, CT
Platform: Campaign for Kindness

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