President Obama Attends White House Science Fair

With bittersweet emotion, President Obama attended his sixth and final White House Science Fair on Wednesday, witnessing projects from more than 130 bright students who presented ideas to save the planet and treat Ebola, reports NBC News.

Nine-year-old Jacob Leggette, of Baltimore, Maryland, was among the attendees.

“It was amazing,” Jacob told NewsOne Wednesday of meeting the president. he couldn’t contain his awe.

Jacob told NewsOne during a phone call that he was pleased that the president was impressed with his work.

“It was the most amazing thing,” he said.

Obama “hailed the group of young innovators and told a packed East Room some of his greatest moments leading the nation have come from the science fair, from shooting a marshmallow cannon, to hanging out with a group of Girl Scouts,” writes NBC.

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