Campaigning for Children’s Literacy

Students running for Kid Governor have shown that children’s literacy is an important community issue that they care about. Since 2016, we’ve had at least one student each year campaign on this important educational issue. Keep reading to learn about these students and watch their campaign videos.

2016 Statewide Election

Student’s Name: Michael Hoffman
Student’s School: Talcott Mountain School
Student’s Town: Avon, Connecticut


2017 Statewide Election 

Student’s Name: Clara Fisher
Student’s School: Nathan Hale Elementary School
Student’s Town: Meriden, Connecticut


2018 Statewide Election

Student’s Name: Jason Hayes (Final Candidate)
Student’s School: Casimir Pulaski Elementary School
Student’s Town: Meriden, Connecticut