[r59] House Page Program now accepting pages for 2013 session (1/4/2013)

Friday, January 4, 2013

Start Date: 1/4/2013 All Day
STATEHOUSE — State Rep. Milo Smith (R-Columbus) is encouraging local students to apply for the Indiana House Page Program. The program offers students 13 to 18 years old the chance to visit the Statehouse and see a full day of legislative activity.

“The opportunity that our page program presents for students to get involved in the legislative process is unique,” said Rep. Smith. “I would encourage those who are interested to take advantage of this immersive learning experience.”

Along with visiting the capitol building and touring such locations as the governor's office, the chambers of the Indiana House and Senate and the Indiana Supreme Court, pages get the chance to witness floor sessions and committee meetings and help staff members.

Students who serve as pages are excused from school for the day. Pages are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Statehouse. 

Interested students are encouraged to schedule their visit quickly, as spots fill up fast. Pages are asked to include two different dates when they can come to the Statehouse between the first week in January through April. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays are the best days to serve. There are no pages on Fridays. To sign up, visit www.in.gov/legislative/house_republicans/off_cms/page or call 1-800-382-9841.

Smith Page Release.docx