First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at Virginia Tech commencement ceremony
BLACKSBURG, Va. (WTVR) – Virginia Tech announced First Lady Michelle Obama will address graduates at their upcoming commencement ceremony.
“We are delighted that the nation’s First Lady, Michelle Obama, will join us to celebrate commencement with Virginia Tech’s 2012 graduates,” said Virginia Tech President, Charles Steger in a press release. “This is an exceptional and noteworthy honor that certainly ranks as the highlight of anyone’s college career.”
Commencement is Friday, May 11 at Lane Stadium/Worsham Field.
“This is the first time a First Lady has addressed a Virginia Tech commencement,” added Steger.
Virginia Senator Mark Warner will also speak,