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Taking their turn as Capitol pages
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House page Becca Velasquez is pictured with state Rep. Jon Burns and Gov. Nathan Deal in the governors office. - photo by Photo provided

The city of Rincon was represented at the state Capitol by Bailee Grace Hildebrandt and Julia Marie Carter as they paged for Rep. Bill Hitchens on Feb. 9.

Clyo was represented at the state Capitol by Becca Velasquez as she paged for Rep. Jon Burns on Feb. 24.

While being pages, Hildebrandt, Carter and Velasquez met the Speaker of the House David Ralston and Gov. Nathan Deal.

Through the page program with the Georgia House of Representatives, students 12 years of age and older gain an opportunity to visit the Capitol and assist their state representative for the day.

While at the Capitol, students deliver notes from constituents, lobbyists and other individuals and guests to representatives on the House floor.