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Michelle Obama to deliver commencement speech at D.C. high school and U. of California-Merced


First Lady Michelle Obama to Deliver Spring 2009 Commencement Addresses

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Office of the First Lady announced today that First Lady Michelle Obama will serve as commencement speaker at two graduations this year. Mrs. Obama will give the commencement speech to high school graduates of Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter, in Washington D.C. She will also deliver the commencement speech to University of California, Merced's first full senior class - the University opened in 2005. UC Merced students actively sought out the First Lady as commencement speaker by writing letters to Mrs. Obama, her office, and her friends and family. Mrs. Obama will address graduates, family members, and faculty at Washington Math and Science Technical High School on June 3, 2009, and the University of California, Merced on May 16, 2009.

More details will be announced at a later date.


Hi, I hadn't seen Michell's speech at the University of California, but I know she is a good speaker. I am very inspired by her remarkable attirement, and the way she keeps her family as priorty. I have dreamed of being a lawyer, and I am getting strenght from the Obama's that I can be anything, I want to be.

Thank you Mrs. Obama for a very inspiring speech to our young students at Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School in Washington, DC. Your message was excellent and I am sure that it will be remembered by all of us in attendance today. I love what you do and have done to show all people what it means to treat everyone with dignity and respect. Bless you and your family always,
Bruce D. Bradford -Teacher,WMST Public Charter School -Washington, DC.

Thank you Mrs. Obama for attending my class mates of 09's graduation it was a honor to finally meet you up close and personal. Melissia N. Brown class of 2011 graduate

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