FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 7, 2010
DENMARK STUDENT WILL SERVE AS CONGRESSIONAL PAGE
“It was a pleasure to lend my recommendation to Miss Larson,” Kagen said. “Her background, dedication and her commitment to excellence are emblematic of
Pages have been serving the House of Representatives for nearly two hundred years. Working as a team, they assist Members with their legislative duties, deliver correspondence and small packages within the congressional complex, answer phones in the Member cloakrooms, and prepare the House Floor for sessions.
“We’re very proud of her,” Larson’s mother Jody said. “She has worked very hard and she’s a very kind person. We told her,
The program, for high school juniors, requires applicants to sustain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in core academic subjects, complete an extensive application, and obtain the sponsorship of member of the House. Larson’s resume included 150 hours of community volunteer service and participation in more than a dozen extracurricular activities.
On her application, Larson described her self as “incurably curious,” noting, “I love problem-solving, such as untying giant knots. As long as there is a knot, I will challenge myself to untangle it.”
The daughter of Dr. Chris and Jody Larson, Kristen will serve from June 6 until July 2.