Durham teens show off their rocketry skills at White House Science Fair

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCN)  – A group of students from Durham is in our nation’s capital to take part in the White House Science Fair.

The next generation of scientists and inventors will show off their ideas for the future to the President himself.

Team Rock-It will be part of the one-hundred students from across the country who will be at the science fair today.

The group has already won accolades from NASA in rocketry challenges.

Team Rock-It members are high school seniors Samantha Armistead, 17, Judy Cheng, 17, Ryan Hill, 18, Emma Jaynes, 17, and Evan Perry, 17. According to a release, all of them plan to study science or technology fields in college.

Click here to see the other projects expected at the fair.

Click here to watch the White House live stream at 1 p.m.

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