"You can be a genius, but if you don't have the creativity to put that knowledge to use, then you just have a bunch of knowledge and nothing else," mused Jack Andraka, adolescent inventor of a revolutionary test for early detection of pancreatic cancer. This boy is just a regular kid with passion, drive, and a love for science. What an inspiration.
This is exactly what I love about teaching, especially today, when any kid can become an inventor or entrepreneur before he/she even leaves middle school.
If you missed it on 60 Minutes, I highly recommend watching this: