Cedar Park Christian School students serve as pages
Veronica Leonardi and Claire Kristiansen, both sophomores at Cedar Park Christian School in Bothell, recently served as pages in the Washington House of Representatives. They were sponsored by Rep. Dan Kristiansen, R-Snohomish.
Page responsibilities are varied and include delivering messages and documents to legislators in their offices, in committee meetings and in the House chambers during floor sessions. In addition to these duties, students take part in page school where they learn how a bill becomes a law. They are also required to continue their studies for two hours a day. Claire also participated in Rep. Kristiansen's weekly “Legislative Update” video, where they talked about the benefits of the page program, and he also disclosed he is Claire's father. View the video at http://tinyurl.com/77ac635.
Veronica is the 15-year-old daughter of Nancy Leonardi of Bothell. Claire, 16, lives in Snohomish with her father and mother, Janis Kristiansen.
To become a page, applicants must have a legislative sponsor, be between the ages of 14 and 16, and obtain written permission from their parents and school. For more information about the legislative page program, visit http://www.leg.wa.gov/House/Pages/HousePageProgram.aspx.
PHOTO: Veronica Leonardi (left) and Claire Kristiansen (right) stand in the House chamber with Rep. Dan Kristiansen. Both are Cedar Park Christian School students who served as pages in the House of Representatives. Rep. Kristiansen is Claire Kristiansen's father.
###Washington State House Republican Communications