Smith encourages students to participate in the Page Program

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Monday, January 4, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 4, 2016) – State Rep. Milo Smith (R-Columbus) is reaching out to Hoosier students to apply for the Indiana House Page Program.

Students 13 to 18 years old are offered the chance to visit the Statehouse and participate in a full day of legislative activity. In addition to visiting the Statehouse, pages have the opportunity to tour locations like the governor’s office, the Indiana Supreme Court, and the House and Senate chambers. Pages also have an opportunity to observe the legislative session as well as help staff members.

“The page program provides young individuals with the opportunity to learn about the legislative and political process at the state level,” Smith said. “The Statehouse presents an exceptional atmosphere for students to connect with staff members, legislators and other distinguished individuals. This is a special opportunity that I believe is very rewarding for young students searching for an exciting and informative experience.”

Smith said students who are interested in the page program are encouraged to schedule their visit as soon as possible. Students who serve as pages are excused from school for the day and are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Statehouse. Session starts Jan. 5, and runs through the second week of March. Recommended days to serve include Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays when the House is in session.

For more information or to fill out an application, please visit www.indianahouserepublicans.com/page-program or call 1-800-382-9841.

-30-

Rep. Smith (R-Columbus) represents a large portion of Bartholomew County in central Indiana.