Walla Walla siblings help Rep. Nealey in House of Representatives
Conner and Alicia Boucher, siblings from Walla Walla, recently served together as pages in the Washington House of Representatives. They were sponsored by Rep. Terry Nealey, R-Dayton.
Paging presents students with a unique educational opportunity to participate in the legislative process. Their duties vary from ceremonial tasks, such as presenting the flags, to operational chores like distributing amendments during legislative sessions.
Both Conner and Alicia attended page school during their week in Olympia, where they learned how a bill becomes a law and watched firsthand the actions of the Legislature.
To become a page, a student must have a grade-point average of C+ or better and obtain permission from their parents and school. Applicants must also have a legislative sponsor.
Conner, 15, is a sophomore at Walla Walla High School. His 14-year-old sister, Alicia, is in eighth grade at Garrison Middle School. Their parents are Harold and Elizabeth Boucher from Walla Walla.
Additional information about the House page program can be found at: http://www.leg.wa.gov/House/Pages/HousePageProgram.aspx
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PHOTO: Rep. Terry Nealey with legislative pages Conner and Alicia Boucher of Walla Walla.
###Washington State House Republican Communications