LLI Student William Clayton Appointed to US Senate Page Program by Senator Sherrod Brown

By LLI Webmaster on September 17, 2012 - 3:46pm

William Clayton, a Cleveland School of Science and Medicine junior, and LLI Student was appointed to the Senate Page Program by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. Sen. Brown will sponsor William one of 30 students from across the United States that will serve as a page in the U.S. Senate this fall!!

In a press release from Sen. Brown’s office, Sen. Brown stated that, “William is a hard-working, driven, and talented young man, and I look forward to working with him in the United States Senate,” Sen. Brown went on to say "His (William’s) successes in the classroom, as a participant in the Law and Leadership Institute, and in Mock Trial and Moot Court have prepared him well for his upcoming term on Capitol Hill. Only a small fraction of students are allowed the opportunity to serve as a Senate page, and I know that William will represent Ohio and Cleveland well over the course of the page program.”

When asked about the appointment, William said, “I am excited for this opportunity. Not many people get to experience it. For me to be a Senate page will be a great opportunity.” William feels that his appointment is a landmark because of the national prestige of the program. He hopes his appointment, twill open more opportunities for students at his school.

“It is with great excitement and honor that we announce that one of our students, William Clayton, has been selected for the United States Senate Page Program,” said Cleveland School of Science and Medicine Principal Edward Weber. “This achievement reflects the hard work of our teachers and students every day. It is a wonderful opportunity for William!”

William earned a 4.3 grade point average at the Cleveland School of Science and Medicine, and in addition to excelling academically, he is part of Ohio State University’s Young Scholars Program. Following graduation, William plans to attend the Ohio State University and study psychology. He also plans to obtain his law degree and practice law in the medical field.

The Senate Page Program is a highly competitive program; only a small number of students that apply are accepted. While serving during the school year, Senate pages live in Page Residence buildings and attend the Senate Page School. 

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