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Barbourville Native Interning for Congressman Hal Rogers in Washington, D.C.

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Washington, DC, Aug 10, 2012 | Christine Hardman (202-225-4601) | comments
Jessica Baker, a 2010 graduate from Knox Central High School, is serving as an intern in Congressman Hal Rogers' office for a duration of five weeks this summer. Jessica will be a junior at Lincoln Memorial University this fall and plans to attend law school after her undergraduate degree is completed. Jessica is the daughter of Paul and Susie Baker.

"I’m so thankful for the opportunity that Congressman Rogers has given me, and I hope to take what I have learned back to my district and better my community," says Baker. "I’ve learned so much during my internship, and it has really been an honor to work for such a powerful Member of Congress. His dedication to his district, his country, and his constituents are three things that I will always carry with me."

Photo Cutline: Jessica Baker (left) pictured with Congressman Hal Rogers (KY-05).


Rogers has served Kentucky’s 5th Congressional District since 1981. With a focus on economic development, job creation, fighting illegal drugs and preserving Appalachia’s natural treasures, he has a reputation for listening to his constituents and fighting for the region he represents. For more information, visit http://halrogers.house.gov/ or follow Rogers on Twitter https://twitter.com/#!/RepHalRogers or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/#!/CongressmanHalRogers.

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