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President Obama Salutes Graduates at 2013 National Blue Ribbon School!

President Obama delivered the commencement speech June 11 to students at the 2013 National Blue Ribbon recipient, Worcester Technical High School, in Worcester, MA. Worcester’s principal, Sheila Harrity, also received the 2013 Terrel H. Bell Award for exemplary leadership.

News coverage, below, includes video, photographs, and the President’s remarks.

US can ‘learn from Worcester Tech,’ Obama says at ceremony (Boston Globe)

Obama to graduates: ‘You have set yourselves apart’”  (News Telegram)

Obama’s Advice to Worcester Graduates (