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Jamie Pursifull, a 2009 graduate from Middlesboro High School, served as an intern in Congressman Hal Rogers' office for a duration of five weeks this summer. Jamie will be a senior at Georgetown College this fall and plans to attend graduate school after her undergraduate degrees are completed.

"It was such a blessing to be able to work with my congressman in DC," said Pursifull. "I had the opportunity to learn about the inner workings of government first hand and it was truly an amazing experience. I will forever remember my time in DC."

Photo Cutline: Jamie Pursifull (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 or follow Rogers on Twitter!/RepHalRogers or on Facebook!/CongressmanHalRogers.