President Barack Obama prepares to catch a football while surrounded by Galesburg High School football players in Galesburg, Ill., Aug. 17, 2011. The President greeted students and watched the football team practice during the stop on his three-day bus tour in the Midwest. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Yesterday, President Obama wrapped up his three-day Economic Bus Tour across the Midwest with townhall meetings in Atkinson, Illinois and Alpha, Illinois. Along the way, the President made surprise drop-ins to meet local citizens, such as members of Galesburg High School football team.