Manar Kolesa BissSPRINGFIELD—State Senator Andy Manar (D–Bunker Hill) welcomed Blake Kolesa to the Illinois Senate on Tuesday.

Kolesa recently graduated Staunton High School and will be attending Northwestern University this fall. He spent the day with Manar as part of the Senate’s page-for-a-day program.

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Jeremy Wood BH CongregationalSPRINGFIELD – Rev. Jeremy Wood, pastor of First Congregational Church of Bunker Hill, provided the opening prayer for the Illinois State Senate on Tuesday, May 12.

Rev. Wood was invited by State Senator Andy Manar.

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Bunker Hill GroupJefferson Middle School groupSPRINGFIELD –Students from Bunker Hill High School and Jefferson Middle School presented their work STEM technology to state lawmakers during the 2015 Capitol Tech Day on Thursday. The students demonstrated how this technology helps develop skills for college and careers.

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RCCSPRINGFIELD – State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) welcomed Richland Community College student government leaders and student trustees to the Capitol on Wednesday. Manar and the students discussed state financial aid and state community college funding.

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