MacEwen sponsors Mason County teen in House Page Program

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MacEwen sponsors Mason County teen in House Page Program

Mary M. Knight High School sophomore Alycia I. Gerou paged in the state House of Representatives Feb. 11 through Feb. 15. She was sponsored by her 35th District Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union. Alycia, 15, is the  granddaughter of Deanna Gerou of Elma.

“I enjoyed having Deanna as a page. She is a great illustration of the hardworking kids and potential leaders from our district. During her week at the State Capitol she was an asset to me and the entire legislature,” MacEwen said. “She did a great job and I hope she continues her involvement in public service.”

During her week in Olympia, Alycia attended page school every day to better understand the operations and actions of the Legislature. As part of her page duties, Alycia navigated the many buildings on the Capitol campus and delivered messages and documents to legislators and staff.

Each year, students from around the state apply to participate in the legislative page program. Students spend a week attending page school, learning the inner workings of state government and assisting legislators on the House floor. Pages earn $35 per day while serving in the program.

To become a page, applicants must have a legislative sponsor, be between the ages of 14 and 16, and obtain written permission from their parents and school. For more information about the legislative page program, visit: http://www.leg.wa.gov/House/Pages/HousePageProgram.aspx.

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Washington State House Republican Communications
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