News Release, Calvert County Public Schools
Prince Frederick, MD- Two seniors from Calvert County Public Schools have been selected as student pages for the 2020 Maryland General Assembly in Annapolis. Lauren Collis of Calvert High School and Devin Tran of Northern High School will represent Calvert County during the legislative session. Emily Shrieves of Calvert High School was selected as the alternate.
Dr. Daniel D. Curry, Superintendent, said, “We know from our students who served as pages in prior years that Lauren and Devin will have a one-of-a-kind experience.They will be outstanding representatives for Calvert County.”
The students selected for this prestigious, highly competitive program demonstrate a strong knowledge base, as well as superior communication and problem-solving skills.
Student pages serve two nonconsecutive weeks in either the House of Delegates or the Senate during the thirteen-week session. Their duties include distributing materials to members on the floor, running errands, answering the phone, assisting visitors and delivering messages to members.
Begun in 1970 by House Speaker Thomas Hunter Lowe and approved by the Maryland State Board of Education, the program is designed to interest youth in state government, foster leadership and provide students with worthwhile experience in state government.