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Goldendale student serves as page



LEARNING THE LEGISLATURE: Alyssa Simmons spent a week as a page in the state Legislature.

Alyssa Simmons, an 11th-grade homeschooled student from Goldendale, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Alyssa was one of 15 students who served as senate pages for the first week of the 2017 legislative session.

She was sponsored by Sen. Curtis King, who represents the 14th Legislative District.

"Alyssa is a bright, hard-working young woman," said King, R-Yakima. "I hope her time here has shown her how rewarding public service can be."

The Senate Page Program is an opportunity for Washington students to spend a week working in the Legislature. Students are responsible for transporting documents between offices, as well as delivering...

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