Touchet teen serves as Rep. Nealey’s page
Jacob LaRoque, a student at Touchet School, served as a page in the Washington State House of Representatives. He was sponsored by Rep. Terry Nealey, R-Dayton. As a page, Jacob observed the Legislature in action and was responsible for delivering messages and documents to legislators in their offices, committee meetings and the House chamber during floor sessions. He also continued his studies for two hours during the day. Jacob is treasurer of the Touchet 4-H Club. He's also active in school sports and a member of the Walla Walla Gun Club. Jacob is the 14-year-old son of Phillip LaRoque of Pasco and Cathy Schaeffer of Touchet. To become a page, applicants must have a legislative sponsor and be between the ages of 14 and 17. Additionally, pages are required to obtain written permission from their parents and school. For more information on the House page program, visit: http://www.leg.wa.gov/House/Pages/HousePageProgram.aspx.
###Washington State House Republican Communications