" The congressional page program is a wonderful learning opportunity for high school students to serve their country while seeing firsthand how our government works.write your own gags.
Selection is a very competitive process. Members select the most exceptional students with strong academic qualifications and a record of achievement in extracurricular activities or public service. The speaker of the House makes the final selection among those nominated by members.
After several weeks of working as a page, Josh told my staff that he enjoyed watching the debates on the House floor. He said that what may have surprised him the most is: "For the most part, there is no animosity. There is actually camaraderie, the conflicts extend only to policy matters."
Josh states that anyone considering applying for the page program, "should be ready to work hard." His workday began at 9 a.m. and lasted until 6 p.m., or until the House adjourns for the day - whichever is later. "
Thursday, July 27, 2006
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Posted by lukery at 7/27/2006 09:45:00 PM