Student pages join Gutwein at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2019) – State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.

As House pages, these students toured the governor’s office, the House and Senate chambers, and the Indiana Supreme Court. They also helped staff with their daily tasks and met with Gutwein to learn more about the legislative process:

  • Madelyn Arrenholz, from Lake Village, attends North Newton Junior-Senior High School;
  • Madi Conover, from North Judson, attends LaCrosse High School;
  • Jenna Cords, from Medaryville, attends West Central High School;
  • Alan Dague II, from Kewanna, attends Caston Junior-Senior High School;
  • Alek Gutwein, from Medaryville, is a homeschooled student;
  • Halle Gutwein, from DeMotte, attends Kankakee Valley High School;
  • Hanna Gutwein, from DeMotte, attends Kankakee Valley High School;
  • Caroline Marlow, from Rensselaer, attends Rensselaer Central High School; and
  • Megan Stimson, from Francesville, attends West Central High School.

“The page program is a great opportunity for students to learn more about their state government,” Gutwein said. “They watch legislative proceedings, interact with staff and get a tour of our beautiful state Capitol. It is always nice to see young people from our community down at the Statehouse.”

Students between the ages of 13 to 18 who are interested in paging next legislative session can learn more at Participants receive an excused absence from school and groups can request to page together.


State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville) represents House District 16, which
includes all of Pulaski County and portions of Fulton, Jasper, Newton and Starke counties.