Behind the Scenes: President Obama Surprises the Class of 2011 at Booker T. Washington High School

Yesterday, President Obama travelled to Memphis, Tennessee to deliver the commencement address at the Booker T. Washington High School – winners of the 2011 Race to the Top Commencement Challenge.

Before the commencement ceremony got started, the President surprised the very excited class of 2011.

Check out the video of the President surprising the class here.

Watch the full video of President Obama's commencement address at Booker T. Washington High School.

President Obama Surprises Students at Booker T. Washington

President Barack Obama surprises Booker T. Washington students before their commencement ceremony at Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn., May 16, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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