Orcas boy serves as page in Olympia

  • Fri Apr 12th, 2019 5:25pm
  • Life

Ricky Hughes, a student at Spring Street International School, served as a page March 18-22 in the Washington State House of Representatives. Sponsored by State Rep. Jeff Morris, D-Mount Vernon, Ricky is the son of Marlace and Rick Hughes of Eastsound.

Pages assume a wide variety of responsibilities, from presenting the flags to distributing amendments on the House floor. Pages support the efficient operation of the Legislature while also receiving daily civics instruction, drafting their own bills and participating in mock committee hearings.