President Barack Obama visits Kenmore Middle School in Arlington. (Marvin Joseph/Washington Post)

Education writer Nick Anderson reports that the president gave a special shout-out to two eighth-graders — Roberto Claure and Katherine Diaz.

Turns out the two had been scouted by a presidential speechwriter a few days earlier, and both have similar career goals. They want to be president of the United States.

You can read the transcript of the (current) president’s remarks in a blog post from Anderson.