Rihtik Banthia serves as Senate page

Rihtik Banthia, a freshman at Mount Si High School in Snoqualmie, served as a page for the Washington State Senate the week of Jan. 23, 2023. Sen. Mark Mullet (D-Issaquah) sponsored his week at the Legislature. The page program offers a hands-on opportunity for students to find out how state government works. During the week-long interactive learning experience, students get a first-hand look at the legislative process and get to explore the Capitol campus by assisting senators and their staff. Along with the practical experience, pages are also taught about state government by staff and by guest speakers. “I applied for the page program because I wanted to be more involved in government and ...

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