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Garten: Applications open for Indiana Senate Page Program

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Garten: Applications open for Indiana Senate Page Program

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 6, 2023) — The Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the 2024 Senate Page Program, said State Sen. Chris Garten (R-Charlestown).

Through the full-day program, students in grades six through 12 tour Indiana’s Statehouse, listen to debates and help staff with age-appropriate tasks. Students also have the opportunity to meet their state senator.

"It is important for young Hoosiers to enhance their civic education, and this program allows them to get an up-close look at how our state government works during the legislative session," Garten said. "I strongly encourage parents to consider signing up their child to serve as a Senate page and gain this invaluable experience."

The Senate Page Program will begin in January and run through February. Pages are scheduled for Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays during the legislative session. They begin their day at 8:30 a.m. and are dismissed at 3:30 p.m. Groups serve together on Wednesdays. Serving as a page is considered an excused absence from school. Positions fill quickly, so it is important to apply early.

For more information or to apply, visit


State Sen. Chris Garten (R-Charlestown) represents Senate District 45,
which includes Clark County and portions of Floyd County.

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