Raleigh – The North Carolina Senate was honored recently to have David Boyce Purdie, a student at Clinton High School, serve as a Page. He is the son of David and Shawn Purdie of Clinton. Purdie was sponsered by Sen. Brent Jackson, R-Sampson, and appointed by the Senate President Pro Tempore, Phil Berger of Rockingham County.
Statewide high school students in grades 9 thought 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.