Senator Albers Announces Senate Page Contest Winners

ATLANTA (December 20, 2013) – Senator John Albers (R –Roswell) recently announced the winners of his 2014 Senate Page Essay and Video Contest. Senator Albers sponsored this contest as part of his ongoing commitment to providing Georgia students with public service and leadership training.   

“It was truly an honor to read the creative essays and video submissions sent in by students from the 56th Senate District,” said Senator Albers. “I look forward to spending the day with each of these bright, young students and providing them with an in-depth look at the legislative process.”

Katia Gerasimenko was recognized as the grand prize winner of the 2014 Senate Page Essay and Video Contest. She will serve as Senator of the Day for Senator John Albers during the upcoming Legislative Session.  All other award recipients will serve as a Senate Page:

  • Justin Htay, Centennial High School, 10th grade
  • Matthew Mutnick, Fulton Science Academy High School, 10th grade
  • Nikita Varman, Chattahoochee High School, 11th grade
  • Sarah Kathryn Lasseigne – Blessed Trinity Catholic High School, 10th grade
  • Gracen Bourbeau –Roswell High School, 12th grade

To enter the contest, students were required to submit a 1 -2 page essay or 2 -3 minute video about public service, leadership and government. The following schools submitted essays and videos for review: North Springs, Roswell, Centennial, Milton, Alpharetta, Johns Creek, River Ridge, Fulton Science Academy, Blessed Trinity and Fellowship Christian School.

Senate Pages are responsible for delivering important information and messages to state senators while in the Senate Chamber and gain an in-depth look into the legislative process.

For Immediate Release:
December 20, 2013

For Information Contact:
Jennifer Yarber, Director
Shawna Mercer, Sr. Communications Specialist