SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) welcomed two “Pages for a Day” to the Illinois House on Friday, April 8th. Swanson welcomed Seniors Mollie Bennett and Lucas Kessinger from Cambridge Jr. Sr. High School.
Mollie Bennett has been an active member of the Cambridge High volleyball, basketball, track, and cross country teams, and has participated in marching and concert band, FCCLA, student council, National Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa, and has served as a bus monitor and teacher’s aide. Mollie received the Daughters of the American Revolution Award and also served as an intern for the village of Cambridge while achieving High Honors and working part time at Black Sheep Clothier. Mollie plans to attend the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater where she will major in Business and run on the track team.
Lucas Kessinger has been an active member of the Cambridge High football, basketball, and track teams, a member of the marching band, and FCA, and has served as a teacher’s aide and as a kitchen assistant at the school. Lucas was the recent recipient of the Sons of the American Revolution Award and the Illinois Principal’s Association Black Hawk Region Student Leadership Award. Lucas plans to attend Monmouth College and major in Business.
The students were chaperoned to the Capitol by Cambridge Village Administrator Steve Brown.