Middle Schoolers Aven Bordsen and RJ Montoure serve as pages in Washington State Senate

Aven Bordsen and RJ Montoure, eighth graders at Blaine Middle School, served as pages in the Washington State Senate the week of Jan. 30th, 2023. Sen. Sharon Shewmake (D-Bellingham) sponsored their 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. Bordsen and Montoure were both recommended to the program by their civic teacher, and both enjoyed their experience. Montoure said that his favorite part of ...

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