Rep. Schaibley: Local students gaining experience with the legislature

Posted by: Hannah Carlock  | Tuesday, February 23, 2016 12:00 pm

Rep. Schaibley: Local students gaining experience with the legislature

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 23, 2016) – State Rep. Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) welcomes local residents, Chris Wahman, Victor McCarty and Ian Weber, to the Statehouse where they are interning with the House of Representatives during the 2016 legislative session.

Wahman, a resident of Indianapolis, is the son of Frank and Janice Wahman. A North Central High School graduate, Wahman earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University where he majored in sports communications.

McCarty, a resident of Westfield, is the grandson of Claudia McCarty. A Westfield High School graduate, McCarty attended Huntington University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree and majored in broadcast-fusion media and sociology. 

As interns in the House Majority Communications Office, Wahman and McCarty help write press releases, create legislative handouts and set up press conferences.

Weber, a resident of Westfield, is the son of Ken and Barb Weber. He is a Guerin Catholic High School graduate and earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University where he majored in exercise science.

As an intern in the House Majority Technical Office, Weber live streams video and audio of session and committee meetings, creates PowerPoint display updates to be viewed by visitors to the Statehouse, and performs website and mail-listing updates.

The House of Representatives offers paid internship opportunities to college students, law-school students, graduate students and recent college graduates for the duration of each legislative session.

Visit www.IndianaHouseRepublicans.com/student-opportunties for more information about the House Republican internship program.

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Rep. Schaibley (R-Carmel) represents portions of Boone and Hamilton counties