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North County High student invited to State of the Union address
North County High student invited to State of the Union address

North County High School student Jack Andraka was slated to be a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday night at the State of the Union address in Washington. Jack Andraka, of Crownsville, was invited to sit in the box with the First Lady and also Dr. Jill Biden during President Barack Obama’s address at the U.S. Capitol, according to a release from the White House. In 2012 Andraka, a sophomore at North County, was awarded first place in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his discovery of a method to detect pancreatic cancer. Andraka had lost an uncle to pancreatic cancer, and created a dip-stick sensor to test blood or urine to determine whether a...

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