Manness serves as NC Senate page

Published 10:06 am Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The North Carolina Senate was honored recently to have Briggs Tipton Manness, a student at Polk High School, serve as a page.

Manness is the daughter of Robert S. Manness and Lori Tipton of Tryon. Briggs was sponsored by Senator Ralph Hise and appointed by the Senate President Pro Tempore, Phil Berger of Rockingham County.

Statewide high school students in grades nine through 12 serve as pages when the General Assembly is in session.

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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.

– article submitted by Phil Berger’s office