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ESU students talk about inauguration experiences

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Feb 17 2013 06:00:00 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 18 2013 05:45:20 PM CST

It's Presidents day and local college students are talking about how they ended up seeing President Obama take the oath of office.

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. -

It's Presidents day and local college students are talking about how they ended up seeing President Obama take the oath of office.

Seven students from East Stroudsburg University went to Washington last month.

They spent ten days in D.C. for a program to hear from lawmakers and media members about how Washington works.

But they were also able to score tickets to President Obama's second inauguration.

"We were one of the first people there in our section so we were right in the middle.

We got some pretty good pictures. It was awesome," said Ryan Stevens a junior at ESU.

"We actually met President Clinton, he was in a building that we were also in. It was a great experience and the last day, too, we were fortunate enough to Dr. Martin Luther King's son," said Kwkau Adjei-Bohyen, also a junior at ESU.

The seven students who took the trip were selected last fall through a campus-wide application process.

They must also write a research paper about the program and interview a politician.