Oklahoma’s Kid Governor Mila O’Brien about the student

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About Mila!

 Representative Chad Caldwell, OKKG Mila O’Brien and Senator Roland Pederson all from Enid, Ok

Mila O’Brien is 11 years old She lives in Enid, Oklahoma and attends Prairie View Elementary School. She has a Great Dane named Zoey and Mila loves cats! Mila’s favorite color is sage green and she loves to draw. Mila plays Defensive Specialist on the club volleyball team Enid Impact. She loves Volleyball!  Mila loves to travel with her family and has visited 28 states so far. She hopes to travel outside of the US when she gets older to experience more cultures and see many places! Mila also loves music. She plays multiple musical instruments to include acoustic guitar, piano, electronic keyboard, Ukulele and sings. Mila carries a 4.0 GPA. She participates in the ACTION Program at School and was selected to perform at Circle The State Choir Event in Hennessey this year. She enjoys helping others and donates toys and clothes to different charities every year. Mila’s platform is Youth Mental Health Awareness and she is excited to host her own event this year! 


Governors George Nigh, Frank Keating and David Walters at the Inauguration ceremony with OKKG Mila

Mila was inaugurated as Oklahoma’s Kid Governor on February 6, 2023 at the Oklahoma State Capitol in the presence of her family, her classmates, previous Oklahoma Governors, and legislators. She was presented a citation by Senator Roland Peterson and Representative Chad Caldwell from Enid, Oklahoma as a recognition for her achievements. Mila delivered her first official speech as Kid Governor, outlining her plan to spread awareness of the importance of Youth Mental Health.

You can watch the full video of the inauguration event on the official Kid Governor Facebook Page

OKKG Mila’s Platform

2023 Oklahoma’s Kid Governor Mila O’Brien was elected on her Youth Mental Health platform. Her platform focuses on three points. Click each to learn more!

Watch Mila’s campaign video below!

Announcing Mila as the 2023 OKKG

On November 18, 2022, Oklahoma’s Kid Governor State coordinator, Lucy Gutierrez, announced that Mila O’Brien from Prairie View Elementary was elected by the state’s fifth graders to serve as the 2023 Oklahoma’s Kid Governor.

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