A high school student was sworn in as mayor of a Texas town. Kelvin Green, 18, has become the youngest mayor in the history of Archer City since it was founded in 1888.
No one else entered the race, so Green won by default. “It’s more or less a childhood dream. As it’s gotten closer I’ve become more excited and I’m ready to take on the task for sure”, Green said prior to being sworn in. The small town is currently battling a stage four drought, so that will be one of the first issues that Green has to tackle now that he has taken office. “It’s a good feeling too, it gives you something good to wake up about in the morning”, Green said.
Stepping up for such an office of responsibility is very courageous of Green and that is why his story is an inspiration for us this week. Have a great week ahead!