Senate now accepting student page requests
Saturday, January 04, 2014 4:00 AM
Students in grades six through 12 are invited to serve as Senate pages during the Indiana General Assembly's 2014 legislative session.
The Indiana Senate Page Program is now accepting applications for student pages, offering an up-close, behind-the-scenes look at the General Assembly. During the one-day program, participants tour the Statehouse, meet and interact with their senator and watch debates in the Senate Chamber.
The program runs from January to early March, and students may serve as pages on Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays. Space is limited, so applicants should submit their materials as soon as possible.
Students can apply online at www.indianasenaterepublicans.com/page-program or send a letter to their senator. Letters can be addressed to Sen. Jim Smith, c/o Indiana Senate, State of Indiana, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204. All requests must include: Student's name, address, home telephone number, age and school affiliation or home-school status
Orientation for pages begins at 8:30 a.m., and pages are dismissed at 3:30 p.m. Students will take a break for lunch prior to the Senate floor session at 1:30 p.m. Participation is considered an excused absence from school. For more information about the page program, call (800) 382-9467.