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Reagan's Rhea Kamat Meets President Obama at science fair

Rhea Kamat, a 9th grade student at Reagan High School was one of 2 students from Texas to compete in the 2013 Broadcom Masters Science and Engineering Competition in Washington, D.C.

While in D.C., she won over $750 in awards, a medal, and a Raspberry pi computer. She shook hands with President Obama who gave her an impromptu tour of the Oval Office. Lopez Middle School received $1000 from Elmer's. Also, Rhea and her teacher, Kim Neville, each had a minor planet in the Asteroid Belt named in their honor.

Rhea at capitol.

The two students from Texas competing in the national competition take a photo at the capitol.

Rhea stands in front of her board.

Rhea stand in front of her award winning science project.

 

Posted on October 14, 2013