RALEIGH — The North Carolina Senate was honored recently to have Emma Claire Purdie, a student at Saint Mary’s School, serve as Page. She is the daughter of David and Shawn Purdie of Clinton. Emma was sponsored by Senator Brent Jackson and appointed by the Senate President Pro Tempore, Phil Berger of Rockingham County.
Statewide high school students in grades 9 through 12 serve as pages when the General Assembly is in session. They perform valuable duties for the Senators and their office staff. They attend daily Senate sessions, committee meetings and assist staff members with office duties during the week they serve in the Legislature.