Students get ready for President's arrival

By Christy Hutchings - bio | email

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - In just a few hours the President of the United States will be right here in Savannah. His first scheduled stop: Savannah Technical College.  Not many people are invited in to listen, but plenty of people are planning to come out to look.

Savannah State University students were hard at work Monday evening getting ready for the President's arrival, making posters hoping to catch the President's attention.

They plan to stand outside Savannah Tech, hoping their signs will catch the attention of the Commander in Chief. "Hopefully I get a hand shake, a signature, a picture.  It will be the best day ever," said SSU student, Amoe Barry.

They know it's not too likely, but aren't giving up hope yet. They even know what they'll ask him if they get the chance. "If I could see him, meet him, I'd ask if he could take a picture with me,' said SSU student, Lakita Givens.

SSU student Joshua Standifer would ask, "What does it feel like to be the first African American president?"

It would be a dream come true for these students, but for now they have to focus on their task at hand; getting as many signs done as they can, so the President has a warm welcome when he arrives in the Hostess City.

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