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Sue's Student Center

  • Legislative Research - A wealth of information about bills and resolutions being considered in the Congress, as well as current information about what's happening on the House floor and about how individual Members voted on specific measures.
  • Tips on How to Contact Members of Congress - A webpage that gives tips and examples of how you can call, or write your Representative.
  • Educational Resources - A great listing of educational resources maintained by the House of Representatives.
  • How Our Laws Are Made - This publication written by the Parliamentarian of the House of Representatives describes the procedures of Congress.
  • Tying it All Together - A summary explanation of how the legislative process works.
  • The Legislative Process  How a bill becomes law
  • Capitol Questions - From C-Span's compendium of answers to questions that viewers and users have asked
  • Religion and the Founding of the American Republic - From the Library of Congress
  • Ben's Guide Grades 6-8 - A site that teaches Middle School Students about the US Government 
  • Ben's Guide Grades 9-12 - A site that teaches High School Students about the US Government
  • Internet Public Library - A great site that provides many useful tools for research including an "ask a question" feature, a teen collection and a dictionary, as well as sections on references, arts and humanities, science and technology, and education.
  • Virtual Reference Desk - Offers dozens of links to dictionaries, encyclopedias, research materials, thesauruses, atlases, sports, entertainment, and much more.

Fun Sites

Federal Government Websites

  • The US House of Representatives - The website of the House of Representatives.
  • The US Senate - The website of the Senate.
  • The Library of Congress - The Library serves as the research arm of Congress and is recognized as the national library of the United States.
  • FirstGov - a website that helps navigate through our nation's government and a great place to start when you don't know where to go.
  • The White House - The website of our nation's executive branch.
  • U.S. Department of Education - The website of the federal agency responsible for setting policy, administering funds and coordinating federal assistance for education.

College Prep for High school students

  • Financial Aid for College - Information about other programs offering financial aid.
  • The Student Guide - The Student Guide is a comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. Grants, loans, and work-study are the three major forms of aid available through the Department's Federal Student Aid office. Updated each award year, The Student Guide tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.
  • Think College Early - The Think College web site is designed to provide information on educational opportunities beyond high school for learners of all ages.
  • Free Application For Student Aid (FAFSA) - File your FAFSA application for higher education financial aid electronically from this website. 
  • Think College Early - The Think College web site is designed to provide information on educational opportunities beyond high school for learners of all ages.
  • e-Scholar - This website created by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is a great resource for finding information on more than 400 Federally-funded opportunities to further your education and real-world experiences. Links include information on grants, internships, fellowships, scholarships, and cooperative education programs.
  • Rep. Myrick's Student Financial Aid Page - This site will help you understand the federal financial aid process.  It is a one stop resource center and has all the information you want and need.
  • Rep. Myrick's Service Academy Nominations - This site will give you information on how to you can get a service nomination to one of the military academies through Rep. Myrick's offices.

Public Service Jobs (For your Future)

  • Americorps - Get more information about this network of national service programs that engage more than 50,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.
  • Peace Corps - Learn more about this international volunteer organization created by President Kennedy and authorized by Congress in 1961 to " promote world peace and friendship."
  • - e-Scholar website provides all students (high school and higher), parents, and career professionals information on different educational opportunities offered by Federal Government departments and agencies, or partnering organizations.

Congressional Awards / Programs

  • Congressional Page Program - Rep. Myrick's Page site that will give you information on how to apply to be a Congressional Page.
  • The Congressional Award - The Congressional Award is a public partnership created by Congress to promote and recognize achievement, initiative, and service in America's youth. The Congressional Award provides a unique opportunity for young people to set and achieve personally challenging goals that build character and foster community service, personal development, and citizenship.