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Sen. Hershman Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse in January

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 4, 2013) – State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) welcomed the following local students to the Statehouse as Senate pages in January:

  • Ava Pilcher, from Zionsville, attends Zionsville Middle School
  • Christopher Hardy, from Monticello, attends Roosevelt Middle School
  • Madeline Richey, from Zionsville, attends Zionsville Middle School
  • Valerie Mann, from Lafayette, attends East Tipp Middle School
  • Catherine Landskron, from Lafayette, attends East Tipp Middle School
  • Allyson Miller, from Lafayette, attends East Tipp Middle School
  • Autumn Denny, from West Lafayette, attends Battle Creek Middle School
  • Priya Patel, from Lafayette, attends East Tipp Middle School


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

“I encourage all middle school and high school students from our local communities to visit the Capitol during session,” Hershman said. “The Senate page program gives students the ability to experience our legislative process at the Statehouse firsthand.”

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

To learn how you can register your student to serve as a Senate page, visit www.in.gov/senatepageprogram.

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