Student Stand-Ins – Oct. 21
Today, Oct. 21, at approximately 10 a.m., three Lynn University students: A.J. Mercincavage (as Mitt Romney), Eric Gooden (as Barack Obama) and Andrew Lippi (as Bob Schieffer), served as media stand-ins on the debate set for the national networks to test sound and lighting. The students were chosen based primarily on physical similarities (height and skin tone) to the candidates (Mitt Romney and Barack Obama) and the moderator (Bob Schieffer).

More on the stand-ins:
Eric Gooden (Obama stand-in) – Gooden is a 24-year-old junior majoring in criminal justice at Lynn University. He serves as 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.
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