President #Obama spoke directly to #students across the country in his third annual Back-to-School speech. The President encouraged America's students to use their time in school to try new things, discover new passions and hone their #skills to prepare themselves for the kind of #profession they want in the future.

In the Picture:

President Barack Obama shakes hands with students after delivering his third annual Back-to-School speech at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington, D.C. Sept. 28, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)