January 28, 2005


Interns hail from Boise, Idaho Falls and Parma

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo has three Idaho students joining his DC office staff for the semester. The interns began work this week and will assist in office operations and legislative duties through May 2005.Sara Bartles, Parma, will receive a Bachelorâ??s degree in journalism/mass communications from the University of Idaho in Spring 2005. She has consistently been on the Deanâ??s List. She is a 2001 graduate of Parma High School. Bartles has been active in domestic violence abuse prevention organizations in Idaho, and participated in various student government activities.Natalie Cook, Idaho Falls, will graduate from Utah State University in May with a Bachelors degree in Political Science and International Relations. She graduated from Skyline High School in Idaho Falls in 2001. Last summer, Cook spent a summer in a study abroad program in Germany. She is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. In high school, she competed in forensic events, representing Idaho twice at the national level. She was a member of the Skyline High School Scholastic Team, which placed 8th nationally in 2001.Adam Kimball, Boise, recently graduated from the University Idaho with dual degrees in Political Science and Spanish. He is a 2000 graduate of Bishop Kelly High School in Boise. He participated in a study abroad program with the University of the Basque County in Bilbao, Spain, in 2003. He was awarded the Eagle Scout in 2000.The Congressional intern program is targeted for college students who are interested in learning more about the political process and how Congress operates. Selection is made through an application process that includes submitting a cover letter, resume and references. College credit is worked out on an individual basis with the student's university. Those who are interested in internships for summer and fall of 2005 have until April 1, 2005, to submit their applications. Information and application materials on internships may be found at http://crapo.senate.gov. Due to unanticipated delays in mail delivery on Capitol Hill, students who are applying are encouraged to fax, not mail, their materials to Crapoâ??s DC office.# # #