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[s42] Sen. Leising Encourages Local Students to Serve as Senate Pages
Start Date: 12/18/2012Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 12/18/2012End Time: 11:59 PM
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STATEHOUSE (Dec. 18, 2012) — State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) invites area middle school and high school students to spend a day at the Statehouse and serve as Senate pages during the 2013 legislative session, which runs from Jan. 7 to April 29.

“Each Senate page will gain a unique educational experience during the 2013 legislative session,” Leising said. “Students who are interested in a variety of subjects — whether it is government, history, math, etc. — will have the opportunity to work with state leaders that share those same interests. Our program truly offers an up-close and personal look at how senators serve Indiana residents in many different capacities.”

Interested students should submit page requests as soon as possible by visiting www.in.gov/senatepageprogram. Requests may also be emailed to Senator.Leising@iga.in.gov or mailed to the following address:

               State Sen. Jean Leising

               Indiana Senate

               200 W. Washington St.

               Indianapolis, IN 46204

All requests need to include the student’s name, address, home telephone number, age and school affiliation.

Friends wanting to page on the same day should send requests together. Leising said specific date requests will be considered, but may not be possible. The Senate’s page office will confirm the scheduled date after processing the incoming requests.

Participating as a page is an excused absence from school. Pages must arrive at the Statehouse by 8:30 a.m. to begin their orientation. They will then tour the historic Statehouse and observe legislative proceedings in committee rooms or the Senate chamber.

Parents are responsible for pages’ transportation to and from the Statehouse, and pages should plan on bringing a lunch or money to buy a meal. Food can be purchased at the Government Center Cafeteria, Circle Centre Mall or one of the many downtown restaurants near the Statehouse.

For additional information on the Senate page program, visit Leising’s website at www.in.gov/Senator.Leising or 1-800-382-9467.  

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To listen to an audio statement, click here.

Contact Information:
Name: Whitney Moorman
Phone: 317-232-7184
Email: wmoorman@iga.in.gov
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