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These students create inventive solutions to everyday problems
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) —
One of the biggest challenges facing our schools and teachers is getting young people excited about science and technology.
Joining us to discuss some award-winning students is Leland Melvin .
He's an astronaut who is the only person to be drafted into the NFL and fly in space!
Melvin is at the National Press Club in Washington DC to honor the winners of the 2018 Toshiba Exploravision Awards.
The K-12 awards program encourages student teams to create inventive solutions to every day problems, and soon, they're honoring the best and brightest students our nation has to offer.