Christopher Columbus Awards Participates in
The teams set up their displays in the East Wing of the White House and invited guests were on hand to view and discuss the projects with the team members. Invited guests included Nobel Laureates, TV personalities, Congressional representatives and key administration officials.
The CCA team had the pleasure of presenting their idea to several people including the new Director of the National Science Foundation, Subra Suresh, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of Discovery Channel’s MythBusters and Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway, just to name a few.
A list of all the competition winners honored can be viewed at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/10/18/background-white-house-science-fair and the President’s speech can be viewed at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2010/10/18/white-house-science-fair?category=101.