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WOODHULL… State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) hosted Rio resident DJ Cain as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House on Monday, May 22nd.

DJ is a Freshman at ROWVA High School where he is on the Football, Track and Swim Teams as well as FFA.  He is also a member of 4-H.  DJ is the son of Jarid and Christenel Cain. 


“I am honored to host DJ Cain as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House,” said Rep. Swanson.  “DJ is active and ambitious and I look forward to what he will continue to accomplish for his school and his community.”
WOODHULL… State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) hosted Knoxville resident Sean Welch as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House on Monday, May 22nd.

Sean is a Junior at ROWVA High School where he is on the Football and Track Teams as well as Band, FFA, Student Council, and FCA.  He is also a member of 4-H and on the UCA Mission Team.  Sean is honored to be selected to serve as Illinois FFA Section 4 President this next year.  Sean is the son of Mike and Theresa Welch. 


“Sean Welch is an exceptional young man I am honored to host as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House,” said Rep. Swanson.  “Sean has already shown great leadership skills and is active in his school, church, and community.”
WOODHULL… State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) hosted Knoxville resident Alison Siever as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House on Wednesday, May 17.

Alison is a student at Galesburg Christian High School where she is an active participant on the Volleyball, Soccer (Captain), and Cheerleading (Co-Captain) teams.  She is also the upcoming President of Year Book, and a member of the Journalism and Drama Clubs as well as serving in 4-H, AWANA leader in training, as a past member of Senator Weaver’s Youth Advisory Council and is active at Community Bible Church. 

Alison is #1 in her junior class rankings.

“I am honored to host this exceptional young woman as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House,” said Rep. Swanson.  “Alison is driven and serves as a great example for her faith, family, and community.  I expect great things from her in her future endeavors.”

74th District residents can learn more about the progress of the 100th General Assembly at Rep. Swanson’s legislative website at www.repswanson.com.


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WOODHULL… State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) hosted Cambridge resident Brockton Reed as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House on Wednesday, May 10.

Brockton is a student at Cambridge High School where he is an active participant of Football, Basketball, and Track and Field Teams.  He is also active in FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes), LEV (Leadership Ethics Value), NHS, FFA, FCCLA (Family Career Community Leaders of America), Spanish Club, Robotics Club, and Scholastic Bowl.  He is a member of 4-H and a junior volunteer at Hammond-Henry Hospital. 

Brockton is also an Illinois State Scholar (2017-2018), won 1st place for FFA Section 3 Interview, Academic All-Conference (Football, Basketball, Track & Field) 2013-2017, was awarded the Quad-Cities Times Salute to Academics Leadership Award, was a Varsity Letter Winner 2013-2017 and was awarded Track & Field Most Varsity Points/ Most Versatile in 2015.


“I am honored to host this exceptional young man as an Honorary Page in the Illinois House,” said Rep. Swanson.  “Brockton has been active in school, church, and community activities.  He is a bright young man with a bright future ahead.”

Rep. Dan Swanson welcomed the Girl’s State Champion Annawan Bravette Basketball Team to the Illinois Capitol on May 10.  The Annawan Bravettes accrued 21 straight wins to end their season.  The Bravette’s were recognized in the Illinois House for their many accomplishments and record-setting season.
PRINCETON… State Representative Dan Swanson (R-Alpha) announces that he recently opened a satellite legislative office location in Princeton.

“I have a strong commitment to providing excellent constituent services,” said Rep. Swanson.  “The new Princeton satellite office location will help me better serve this geographically large district and allow citizens to connect more easily with assistance on state issues.  Providing great service to 74th District residents is my top priority.”

The office is located within Princeton City Hall and will be staffed by Marshann Entwhistle, legislative assistant to Rep. Swanson, on Mondays and Fridays from 9am-Noon (additional times by appointment only).  Princeton City Hall is located at 2 South Main Street.  Rep. Swanson’s Princeton satellite office can be contacted via phone at 815-875-2631 x1013 on Monday and Friday mornings.

In January, Rep. Swanson opened his Woodhull Constituent Services Office at 536 Oxford Avenue, Suite D in Woodhull, which is on the East side of the Woodhull Travel Plaza at Interstate 74 and Route 17 (exit 32).  Office hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm.  The telephone number for the Woodhull Office is 309-334-7474.
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4th Grade Students from Silas Willard in Galesburg show their project for TECH 2017 Day at the State Capitol.  Rep. Swanson was eager to hear about their project and welcome them to the Capitol.
From Galesburg Register Mail (May 7, 2017)
http://www.galesburg.com/news/20170507/silas-students-to-take-part-in-tech-demo-tuesday

GALESBURG — Silas Willard fourth-graders will participate in the annual “Students for the Information Age” TECH 2017 event this week in Springfield. TECH 2017 will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Illinois State Capitol Building where hundreds of students and teachers will represent schools from throughout the state.
At the event, students will show the public and members of the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives how technology is being used in the classroom to increase student engagement and improve achievement. From elementary to the high school classrooms, TECH 2017 highlights the crucial role that technology plays in education — ranging from increases in collaboration and critical thinking, to promoting learning beyond the limits of the school day — by creating a space for students to share their learning and innovative uses of devices, the internet, and digital curriculum.  Read more here.