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Area students serve as pages for Sen. Brandt Hershman

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 10, 2011) - State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Lafayette) recently welcomed the following area students as legislative pages: Trey and Ty Mattix, sons of Shannon Mattix. Trey attends Monon Elementary School while Ty is a student at North White Jr.-Sr. High School.

During the legislative session, pages spend one day at the Statehouse working with their senator and Senate staff.

Student pages start the day in orientation before touring the historic Statehouse, Hershman said. Throughout the day, pages spend time in the Senate Chamber observing the introduction of bills, listening to debates and delivering important messages among senators and staff.

Hershman said students in grades six through 12 are invited to serve as pages. Those interested in additional information can call 1-800-382-9467 or visit

Hershman represents Senate District 7, which includes Carroll, Clinton, Howard, Jasper, Tippecanoe and White counties.