Good Morning America: Kennedy Krieger Student Invited to White House, Meets Pope

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September 21, 2015

Jake Edwards, a student at our Montgomery County school, closed out the month of September with what might be considered the best week ever! During a September 21st ceremony, Jake was named a “Champion of Change” by the White House and recognized for his work educating law enforcement about autism. Jake met Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Vice President Joe Biden and participated in a panel discussion with law enforcement officials from across the country.

Good Morning AmericaTwo days later, Jake had the opportunity to meet the Pope during his visit to Washington, D.C. To top it off, Jake’s week was highlighted during a recent “Good Morning America" episode. Congratulations to Jake on his incredible achievements! Watch the video.

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