A 13-year-old Ghanaian in the US, Simon-Peter Frimpong, on Wednesday presented his mind blowing science invention to President Obama at the White House.
President Obama hosted his sixth and final White House Science Fair on 13th April, 2016, attracting about 100 top science, technology, engineering and math students from all over the United States who showcased their science inventions.
The eighth grader along with two other colleagues, Maya Max-Villard, 13, and Grayson Fast, 14, all of Horizon Middle School in Aurora, Colorado, designed an artificial leg using 3-D prototypes.
Their invention was inspired by a US Army Veteran who needed a better functioning prosthetic leg. The produced a highly functional limb; allowing the veteran to hike, manage uneven terrain and even skateboard which earned them a spot as finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow national competition.
Frimpong and his team were one of the 100 top science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students invited to meet with President Obama in the White House.