In Act of Reverence, Respect, Obama Signs Scholar’s Tie

At the 2009 Arizona State University Spring Commencement ceremony, Barack Obama met with high-school senior Yobani Mejia-Lopez, one of the first recipients of the Obama Scholarship. The President was photographed signing Yobani’s neck tie:

This act serves as an inspiring message to high school students across the country – your achievements in school will be recognized [...]