Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes ofwebsite accessibilityOregon's new Kid Governor focuses on animal abuse prevention | KVAL
Close Alert

Oregon's new Kid Governor focuses on animal abuse prevention


{p}Emerie Martin, a fifth grader at Pleasant Hill Elementary in Pleasant Hill, will be sworn in as Oregon’s 5th Kid Governor Tuesday at a ceremony hosted by Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan. The ceremony is set for 11 a.m. on Jan. 11, 2022. Fifth graders across the state elected Emerie, who ran on a platform of preventing animal abuse. Emerie was elected by fifth graders from across the state and will focus on her platform of preventing animal abuse. (Oregon Secretary of State){br}{/p}

Emerie Martin, a fifth grader at Pleasant Hill Elementary in Pleasant Hill, will be sworn in as Oregon’s 5th Kid Governor Tuesday at a ceremony hosted by Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan. The ceremony is set for 11 a.m. on Jan. 11, 2022. Fifth graders across the state elected Emerie, who ran on a platform of preventing animal abuse. Emerie was elected by fifth graders from across the state and will focus on her platform of preventing animal abuse. (Oregon Secretary of State)

Facebook Share IconTwitter Share IconEmail Share Icon
Comment bubble
0

Oregon has a new kid governor - Pleasant Hill Elementary student Emerie Martin was sworn in as 2022's Kid Governor Tuesday morning.

The virtual Zoom ceremony was hosted by Secretary of State Shemia Fagan along with finalists and cabinets from other schools.

Martin was elected by 5th graders from across the state.

Her focus is on preventing animal abuse.

"Ladies and gentlemen, I am humbled and honored to represent the 5th graders of Oregon as the newest Kid Governor," Martin said in a statement. "Those who nominated and elected me, put their faith in me to help solve an ongoing problem in Oregon: animal abuse. And while it may not be the most pressing issue in our world today, it is still an issue and one that I believe I can help fix."

Comment bubble
JOIN THE CONVERSATION (
0
)

She has a three-point plan. It involves stopping people who were convicted of animal abuse from adopting another animal abuse and volunteering in animal shelters.

Loading ...