ST. PAUL, MN—Assistant Majority Leader Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, is encouraging high school juniors to consider applying for
the Minnesota House of Representatives High School Page Program. The week-long program is open to all Minnesota high school students in their junior year whether they are in public school, private school, or are home schooled, and is a unique opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of state government and Minnesota's legislative process.
Participants will assist members and staff during House floor sessions, participate in a mock committee hearing, and meet with legislators, constitutional officers, members of the judiciary, lobbyists, and media.
"The High School Page Program is a great opportunity for students to learn more about how the legislature works and see up-close the day-to-day business of the legislature," Kresha said. "I hope parents and teachers will encourage students to consider applying for this once-in-a-lifetime experience."
Applications must be received by close of business on December 4, 2015. Participants are responsible for all personal costs associated with taking part in the page program, but will receive a small stipend to cover a portion of meals and, if applicable, cost of lodging.
More details and application information can be found on the House of Representatives website by clicking here
. You can also contact Andrew Olson, Assistant Sergeant at Arms at email@example.com
for more information.