Springfield Honors Local Interns

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - EducationThe Illinois General Assembly recognized the achievements of two legislative interns who served on the staff of State Representative Lisa Hernandez this past year. Former intern Agustin Chavez graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champagne with a Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences with a major of Political Science and a Minor in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

And, former intern Casimir Rodriguez graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelors of Arts Degree with a major of Political Science. Casimir is awaiting his interview date for a Legislative Affairs position with AllState Insurance. Agustin is waiting for school to begin at John Marshall Law School. Each received a certificate from the State of Illinois 98th General Assembly recognizing their “dedication and hard work.”

It was sponsored by State Representative Elizabeth Hernandez and signed by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Clerk of the Illinois House Timothy D. Mapes.

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