White House honors NCAA athletes from across the country

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WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- The White House will recognize collegiate champions Friday during their annual NCAA Collegiate National Champions Day.

A view of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Student athletes from sports ranging from wrestling to hockey to swimming will get the chance to meet President Trump and represent their schools.

The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. ET. Gray DC spoke to athletes and coaches as they participate in the trip.

The trip marked some athletes' first time to Washington, D.C. Many were treated to a special tour of the U.S. Capitol Thursday evening before the events at the White House on Friday.
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