Gabrielle Usher, a senior at Effingham County High School, paged at the State Capitol for Majority Leader Jon Burns on Feb. 19. Usher was able to meet the Speaker of the House, David Ralston during her duties serving as page.
Several Effingham County students served as a page on the Georgia House of Representatives floor. Students 12 years of age and older gain an opportunity to visit the state Capitol and assist their state representative for the day.
Eleven Effingham County High School students served as pages for state Reps. Jon Burns and Bill Hitchens on Jan. 25. The students also met Speaker of the House David Ralston and Gov. Nathan Deal. As pages, students deliver notes from constituents, lobbyists and other individuals and guests to representatives on the House floor.