Students Selected To Serve As 2013 General Assembly Pages

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Students Selected To Serve As 2013 General Assembly Pages


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By Charles County Public Schools

Four Charles County public high school seniors were recently selected to participate in the 2013 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Page program.

The students who will serve as student pages for the 2013 legislative session are: Azeezat Adeleke of North Point High School; Murugi Thande of North Point; and Taylor Wade of Henry E. Lackey High School. Lauren Flores of La Plata High School was selected as the Student Page Alternate.

The opportunity to serve in the legislative page program is offered annually to Charles County Public Schools seniors. Students who apply are selected through a series of interviews. Applicants must also write an essay to describe their interest to participate in the program.

These students will work with the General Assembly as Student Pages for two weeks during the spring 2013 legislative session. During the two-week period, students are assigned to work with either the Maryland Senate or House of Delegates in Annapolis. Duties include delivering messages to staff, distributing legislative materials, and working with staff committees and other legislative offices.

The program is designed to interest youth in state government and the proceedings of the legislature, increase participation in government, foster leadership skills and provide students with worthwhile experiences in state government.

For more information, visit the Maryland General Assembly’s website at

Charles County Public Schools provides 26,700 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 35 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

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