Legislators, treasurer tout educational options at MOScholars Day

Rep. Josh Hurlbert, R-Smithville, addresses students and parents taking part in the MOScholars program. The group gathered for a first-time event in the Capitol where they visited with their elected representative, were recognized on the senate floor before gathering in the rotunda to hear a series of elected officials talk about the program. (Julie Smith/News Tribune)
Rep. Josh Hurlbert, R-Smithville, addresses students and parents taking part in the MOScholars program. The group gathered for a first-time event in the Capitol where they visited with their elected representative, were recognized on the senate floor before gathering in the rotunda to hear a series of elected officials talk about the program. (Julie Smith/News Tribune)

Students and families met with their lawmakers, toured the Capitol and heard from Missouri Treasurer Vivek Malek on Thursday as they marked the first MOScholars Day.