WASHINGTON, D.C.—A Cleveland Metropolitan School District student will spend this fall in Washington as part of the Senate Page Program. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) will sponsor William Clayton, a Cleveland School of Science and Medicine junior, as one of 30 students from across the United States that will serve as a page in the U.S. Senate this fall.
“William is a hard-working, driven, and talented young man, and I look forward to working with him in the United States Senate,” Brown said. "His successes in the classroom, as a participant in the Law and Leadership Institute, and in Mock Trial and Moot Court have prepared him well for his upcoming term on Capitol Hill. Only a small fraction of students are allowed the opportunity to serve as a Senate page, and I know that William will represent Ohio and Cleveland well over the course of the page program.”
“I am excited for this opportunity. Not many people get to experience it. For me to be a Senate page will be a great opportunity,” William Clayton said. “For my school, this is a landmark because of the national prestige of the program. Hopefully, this will open more opportunities for my school in the future.”
“It is with great excitement and honor that we announce that one of our students, William Clayton, has been selected for the United States Senate Page Program,” said Cleveland School of Science and Medicine Principal Edward Weber. “This achievement reflects the hard work of our teachers and students every day. It is a wonderful opportunity for William!”
William has earned a 4.3 grade point average at the Cleveland School of Science and Medicine, and in addition to excelling academically, he is part of Ohio State University’s Young Scholars Program. He also participates in the Law and Leadership Institute, and following graduation, William plans to attend the Ohio State University and study psychology. He also plans to obtain his law degree and practice in the medical law field.
The Senate Page Program is a highly competitive program; only a small number of students that apply are accepted. Senate pages live in Page Residence buildings and attend the Senate Page School. Interested students can apply on Sen. Brown’s website or by clicking here: http://www.brown.senate.gov/services/students/pages/application.