Rep. Whiteford welcomes reading contest winners to Capitol

Otsego and Martin students recognized for achievement Kaitlyn Smith, a third-grader from Dix Street Elementary, and Abe Dykstra, a fifth-grader from Brandon Elementary School, were recognized at the state Capitol Thursday as the winners of state Rep. Mary Whiteford’s summer reading contest. The contest required participants to read 10 books over the summer break and…

Rep. Lucido announces summer reading contest

State Rep. Peter Lucido will host a summer reading contest for local elementary school students in the 36th House District. The winner will have the unique opportunity to join Rep. Lucido at the Capitol in Lansing and serve as State Representative for a day. Rep. Lucido hopes that the contest will encourage students to keep…

Rep. Crawford kicks-off Summer Reading Contest for local students

Lawmaker offers winning contestant chance to be “State Rep. for a Day” State Rep. Kathy Crawford, R-Novi, is encouraging students to continue to read this summer after school gets out by hosting a local summer reading program. Rep. Crawford launched the Summer Reading Contest by visiting Sayre Elementary School in South Lyon where she met…

Rep. Howrylak welcomes local students as Rep. for a Day

Rep. Martin Howrylak, R-Troy, welcomed fifth grader Bryson Miles from Troy Union Elementary and first grader Isabelle Morishita from Clawson Kenwood Elementary to the state capital to take part in the “Rep for a Day” event on Sept. 29. Among the highlights for the students was a swearing-in ceremony on the House floor, a tour…

Rep. Jacobsen welcomes local student to Capitol as ‘Junior Rep.’

  LANSING — State Representative Brad Jacobsen, R-Oxford, welcomed St. Joseph Catholic School student, Kira Corrigan of Oxford, to the Capitol today to shadow the lawmaker as “junior representative for the day.” Kira was selected from the Oakland County students that participated in Rep. Jacobsen’s Summer Reading Contest. “It was such a great privilege to have…

Rep. Runestad welcomes local student as Rep. for a Day

Rep. Jim Runestad, R-White Lake, welcomed third grade Dublin Elementary student Maddie Bruss to the state capital to take part in the “Rep for a Day” event. Among the highlights for the students was a swearing-in ceremony on the House floor, a tour of the Capitol building and participation in a mock committee hearing. “I…

Rep. Bizon welcomes local student as ‘Rep. for a Day’

Rep. John Bizon, R-Battle Creek, welcomed Battle Creek Endeavor Academy student Laniyah Graham and her mother Travonna to the state capital to take part in the “Rep. for a Day” event. Among the highlights for the students was a swearing-in ceremony on the House floor, a tour of the Capitol building and participation in a…

Rep. Victory welcomes local student as ‘Rep. for a Day’

Rep. Roger Victory, R-Hudsonville, welcomed Bauer Elementary student Nicholas Gunnik to the state capital to take part in the “Rep. for a Day” event on Sept. 29. Among the highlights for the students was a swearing-in ceremony on the House floor, a tour of the Capitol building and participation in a mock committee hearing. “We…

Rep. Victory welcomes student Rep for a Day winner

Rep. Roger Victory, R-Hudsonville, will welcome Bauer Elementary student Nicholas Gunnink to the state Capitol building during the “Rep for a Day” event on Tuesday, Sept. 29. “It’s a great experience for a student to visit,” Rep. Victory said. “This event gives students the opportunity to see first-hand how government works.” Students from across the…

Rep. Bizon to welcome student Rep for a Day winner

Rep. John Bizon, R-Battle Creek, will welcome Battle Creek Endeavor Academy student Laniyah Graham and her mother Travonna to the state Capitol building during the “Rep for a Day” event on Tuesday, Sept. 29. “It’s a great experience for a student to visit,” Rep. Bizon said. “This event gives students the opportunity to see first-hand…

Rep. Howrylak welcomes student ”Rep for a Day” winners

Rep. Martin Howrylak, R-Troy, will welcome two student winners from Troy and Clawson to the State Capitol building on Tuesday, Sept. 29 for  a “Rep for a Day” event. Isabelle Morishita , a student from Clawson’s Kenwood Elementary School, and Bryson Miles, a student from Troy Union Elementary School,  were selected to participate, along with…