HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Connecticut’s Kid Governor was officially sworn in at the Old State House in Hartford on Friday morning.

Megan Kasperowski is an 11-year-old from Portland’s Brownstone Intermediate School.Related: Capitol Report: New kid governor-elect looks to tackle serious issues in CT

She was one of seven candidates who was voted to be kid governor by thousands of fifth graders from across the state.

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Kasperowski wants to use her platform to help in the fight against cancer.