Greenwich girl participates in White House science fair

A Greenwich high school student got a special shoutout this week from the president. Olivia Hallisey, 17, joined more than 130 students yesterday for the

Olivia Hallisey joined more than 130 students yesterday for the 6th annual White House Science fair.

Olivia Hallisey joined more than 130 students yesterday for the 6th annual White House Science fair. (4/14/16)

GREENWICH - A Greenwich high school student got a special shoutout this week from the president.

Olivia Hallisey, 17, joined more than 130 students yesterday for the sixth annual White House Science Fair.

President Obama commended Hallisey for the way she revolutionized Ebola testing.

Hallisey made headlines last year when she won the Google Science Fair with her test to detect the Ebola virus.

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