Lynn University Students Standing In For Obama, Romney In Debate Prep

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BOCA RATON, FL ( — In an experience they will never forget, three Lynn University students are spending this weekend standing in for President Obama, Mitt Romney, and moderator Bob Schieffer as Lynn University is in the final hours before Monday night's third Presidential debate.

The students are identified as:

Eric Gooden (Obama stand-in) – Gooden is a 24-year-old junior majoring in criminal justice at Lynn University. He serves at the Vice President of the College Democrats.

A.J. Mercincavage (Romney stand-in) – Mercincavage is a 23-year-old senior majoring in multimedia journalism at Lynn University. He serves as a resident assistant and is a blogger for the university.

Andrew Lippi (Scheiffer stand-in) – Lippi is a 22-year-old junior majoring in American studies at Lynn University. He works in the university’s Office of Admission.

The three will help the pool camera crew (one network provides the live feed for all networks) set up camera positions, lights and podiums.

Lynn University is now locked down — non-students are not permitted on property without passes issued by the Presidential Debate Commission and the U.S. Secret Service.


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