Samuel David Ess recently served as a page in the N.C. Senate.
He was sponsored by N.C. Sen. Buck Newton, R-Wilson, and appointed by Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, R-Rockingham.
A student at Faith Christian School, Ess is the son of David and Ann Ess of Rocky Mount.
North Carolina high school students serve as pages when the N.C. General Assembly is in session. They perform duties for the senators and their office staff. They attend daily Senate sessions and committee meetings and assist staff members with office duties during the week they serve in the legislature.