McClintock Names Congressional Page
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom McClintock has selected Claire Mars of Alta Sierra, California as his nominee to the 2009 Fall Congressional Page Program. Mars, a sixteen year old junior at William & Marian Ghidotti High School, will serve as a page in the U.S .House of Representatives for the fall semester which runs from late August 2009 through January 2010.
“I’m very excited to be selected as a Congressional page,” Mars said. “I hope to learn a lot more about how the Congress works, and meet new friends from all around the nation.”
Mars, who was homeschooled for four years currently attends Ghidotti High School, has been actively involved in various sports, clubs, leadership activities, and volunteer programs. Mars will attend classes at the Library of Congress and will ring bells for attendance in the House, raise and lower the flag above the Capitol, and serve as legislative messenger in her duties as a page.