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Scholar Lights White House Christmas Tree with Tom Hanks

December 4, 2014

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The White House Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony follows a long tradition, but this year the event received an update. A.B. Duke Scholar Brittany Wenger and other coders lit the White House Christmas tree with code, on Thursday, December 4, 2014. ¬†Wenger was intro ducted by celebrities Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson.¬†Watch Tom Hanks’s introduction of Wenger here.