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Wiklendt serves in Olympia as House page

OLYMPIA -- Alexandra Wiklendt of Mercer Island recently spent a week serving as a page for Rep. Judy Clibborn in the state Legislature.

Wiklendt, 14, is the daughter of Sally Stroud and William Wiklendt. She is an eighth-grade student at Islander Middle School.

Students or parents interested in the page program should contact Rep. Clibborn's office.

Pages spend one week in Olympia, with housing and a meal allowance provided. To serve as a page, a student must:

? Be at least 14 years old but not yet 17

? Have permission from their school and from their parents or legal guardian

? Be sponsored by a member of the House or Senate

For more information about the Legislative Page program, visit www.leg.wa.gov/common/pageschool on the Web.

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