Michelle Obama on Childhood Obesity Prevention
First Lady Michelle Obama and C-SPAN StudentCam Contest First Prize Middle School Winner Matthew Shimura talked about fighting childhood… read more
First Lady Michelle Obama and C-SPAN StudentCam Contest First Prize Middle School Winner Matthew Shimura talked about fighting childhood obesity, the subject of Matthew’s video and part of Mrs. Obama Let’s Move initiative. In addition, Mrs. Obama took calls from other students who submitted StudentCam videos about obesity.
Matthew attends the Punahou School in Honolulu, HI, a K-12 school. It is the largest coeducational, independent school on a single campus in the United States. President Barack Obama also attended Punahou School from 1971 to 1979 during his childhood years in Hawaii.
C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary focusing on one of the country’s strengths or a challenge the country is facing. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Alexander England Contest Winner Jenks (OK) High School
- Sara Gabriele Contest Winner Cedar Falls (IA) High School
- Rishab Jaggi Student Boght Hills Elementary School (Cohoes, NY)
- Michelle Obama First Lady United States
- Katie Ramos Student Caro (MI) High School
- Lauren Shatanof Contest Winner Falcon Cove Middle School (Weston, FL)
- Matthew Shimura Contest Winner Punahou School (Honolulu, HI)
- Kyle Street Student Throop Elementary School (Paoli, IN)
- Susan Swain Host C-SPAN
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