Oakland Junior student watches as Kurt Schaefer examines her work

October 26, 2012 | 11:37 a.m. CDT
Elizabeth Meador watches as Kurt Schaefer, the Republican candidate for the Missouri Senate's 19th District, examines materials from her table display about him. Meador created the display with her partner Sloane Scott for the Oakland Junior High School political convention Thursday. Meador and Scott prepared brownies for visitors, as well as flyers and brochures with information about Schaefer and his political positions.

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