US can ‘learn from Worcester Tech,’ Obama says at ceremony ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Barry Chin/globe Staff President Obama hugged a student as she received her diploma in Worcester. Barry Chin/globe Staff Obama delivered the commencement speech to Worcester Tech graduates. Barry Chin/globe Staff Students applauded during the president’s speech. Barry Chin/globe Staff Obama sat with valedictorian Naomi Desilets and class president Reginald Sarpong. Barry Chin/globe Staff The president greeted graduates as they received their diplomas. Barry Chin/globe Staff Students gave Obama a jacket as a class gift. Barry Chin/globe Staff The president spoke to valedictorian Naomi Desilets. Barry Chin/globe Staff The event began with the national anthem. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press Obama delivered the commencement address. Steven Senne/AP Obama waved from Air Force One as he arrived at Worcester Regional Airport. KEVIN LAMARQUE/Reuters Obama was greeted by Governor Deval Patrick at the airport. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Obama walked across the tarmac towards his vehicle after being greeted by Representative Jim McGovern. DAVID SCHARFENBERG/GLOBE STAFF A line stretched around the corner of the DCU Center in Worcester to attend the ceremony.