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Oklahoma Girl Scouts show invention to Obama at White House Science Fair

By MURPHY MITCHELL - Tulsa World Modified: May 28, 2014 at 10:43 am •  Published: May 28, 2014

Five young Girl Scouts from Tulsa met President Barack Obama on Tuesday at the White House Science Fair.

Avery Dodson, Natalie Hurley, Miriam Schaffer, Claire Winton and Lucy Claire Sharp, all 8-year-old members of Girl Scouts Troop 2612, showed off their Lego bridge creation at an event focused on girls and STEM — or science, technology, engineering and mathematics — education.

Ingrid Williams, director of communications for Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma, said the local Girl Scouts were among the youngest at the event.

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