Following is a new release from the Washington State House Democratic Causus
Bryan Cargill recently served as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives, seeing state government in action.
Students in this program are responsible for a wide variety of tasks, including important assignments on the House or Senate floor, such as distributing bills and amendments to legislative members, or performing ceremonial tasks such as presenting the flags before the day’s legislative session.
Cargill was sponsored by Rep. Troy Kelley, D-University Place.
“We are always glad to have sharp students like Bryan with us as pages,” Kelly said. “We hope this experience will be impactful to him both as a student and as a citizen of this state.”
Cargill is the son of George and Rebekah Cargill of University Place. He is a 9th grade student at Curtis Junior High School.
Young men and women in the page program spend one week in Olympia, with housing and a meal allowance provided.
To serve as a page, a student must:
‚Ä¢ Be 14 to 16 years of age
‚Ä¢ Have permission from their school and parents or legal guardian
‚Ä¢ Be sponsored by a member of the House or Senate