Posted on January 23, 2023
Hartford–Elisavet “Ellie” Mendez, a 5th grader at Monroe Elementary School, has been sworn into office as Connecticut’s 2023 Kid Governor. Ellie began her term with a formal inauguration ceremony and education program. She took the oath of office, administered by Secretary of the State Stephanie Thomas, on January 20, 2023, and delivered an Inaugural Address.
The civics initiative was created by the Connecticut Democracy Center. It’s a program in residence at Connecticut’s Old State House, where…