Continuing to show his reverence to the math and sciences, the President recently met with the astronauts from Apollo 11, as well as the 2009 Raytheon MathCounts National Champions to honor their accomplishments. MathCounts is a nationwide math competition for middle school students. The kids not only got to meet the President, but they also got to meet the heroic Apollo 11 astronauts. Head over to the OPE blog
, and read more
about their exciting meeting.
(Left to Right: Pamela Wickham, Victor Wang, Paul Turney, Steven Chen, Lou DiGioia, Max Schindler, Bobby Shen, President Barack Obama, Yury Aglyamov, Lilly Shen, Jeff Boyd, Stella Schindler, Runpeng Liu, Kimberly Gavaletz. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)