From: Benjamin Wolfgang [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2015 03:48 PM
To: Allen, Jessica L. EOP
Subject: Travel Pool 5
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Dr. Jill Biden comes out to introduce POTUS at 3:38 pm, and proceeds to botch the name of Macomb community college. She pronounces it "May-comb," which drew groans from the ground. She tried again, and got it wrong a second time, and then was corrected by the crowd. (It's Muh-comb).
"You're correcting the teacher," she said after the audience helped her out.
She also said:
"I'm proud to stand here today as a community college professor," she says. "Education is my life's work. I was back in the classroom just two weeks ago ... in fact, I was grading essays on the way here."
-she thanked all teachers in the audience.
"From day one, we have made education a priority, from investing in early childhood education to ensuring more students graduate high school to making college more affordable. But we're not stopping there."
And at 3:48, POTUS takes the stage to wild applause. Again, his remarks are open press and streaming live.
Crowd count: 1,000
Facility and Conference Manager
Background from the White House:
The crowd is comprised of Macomb Community College students and apprentices, White House guests, as well as members of local apprenticeship programs, including from Focus: HOPE, a leading non-profit community training provider in Detroit, which like Macomb Community College is also a winner of an American Apprenticeship grant.
White House Reporter
The Washington Times
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