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Goldendale student pages for Sen. King



Turning the page: Faith Simmons worked as a page for Sen. Curtis King and others last week in Olympia.

Faith Simmons, a homeschooled sophomore, took time away from her studies to spend the week of Mar. 10-14 participating in the Senate Page Program at the Washington State Legislature. She was sponsored by Sen. Curtis King of the 14th Legislative District.

Simmons was one of 30 students ages 14 to 16 who took part in the program during the ninth week of the 2014 legislative session. Pages deliver mail, run errands, present the flag and learn parliamentary procedure firsthand. Students also try their hand at drafting a bill and engage in a mock session.

"Students in the Senate Page Program are given plentiful opportunities to learn more about the critical issues currently facing Washingt...

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