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Sen. Holdman Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 1, 2013) – State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) recently welcomed the following students to the Statehouse to serve as Senate pages:

  • Caleb Holst, a homeschooled student, is from Hartford City.
  • Jacob Holst, a homeschooled student, is from Hartford City.
  • Meghan Holst, a homeschooled student, is from Hartford City.
  • Conner McCabe, from Markle, attends Norwell Middle School.
  • Michaela Miller, from Decatur, attends Bellmont High School.
  • Elizabeth Schmidt, from Ossian, attends Norwell Middle School.
  • Joshua Schmidt, from Ossian, attends Norwell Middle School.
  • Andrew Shepherd, from Upland, attends Willow Pond Academy of the Arts and Sciences.
  • Elizabeth Shepherd, from Upland, attends Willow Pond Academy of the Arts and Sciences.
  • Joel Shepherd, from Upland, attends Willow Pond Academy of the Arts and Sciences.
  • Seth Shepherd, from Upland, attends Willow Pond Academy of the Arts and Sciences.
  • Josh Whitney, from Uniondale, attends Norwell Middle School.

Pages spend a day at the Statehouse touring the historic building, observing debates from the chamber floor and interacting with their state senators.

“Participating in state government for a day is a rewarding opportunity,” Holdman said. “As always, I encourage students from across the state to take advantage of this program and learn firsthand how bills become laws.”

Students in grades six through 12 can participate in the page program on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 4.