By Dymond Alexis
Michelle Obama will be celebrating College Signing Day in Philadelphia May 2nd at Temple University’s Liacouras Center.
Michelle Obama announced Thursday afternoon that she would be joining the students in their special day tweeting that she is “in awe of college-bound students all over the country.”
I’m so in awe of college-bound students all over the country—you inspire @BarackObama and me every day. We know how hard you’ve worked to make your college dreams a reality. That’s why #CollegeSigningDay is one of my favorite traditions. I can’t wait to celebrate in Philly! https://t.co/CZ0bEgIHi0
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) April 5, 2018
Obama will be joined by Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro, Zendaya, Questlove, Nick Cannon, Kelly Rowland, Rebel Wilson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and members of the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles. The College Signing Day celebrates high school seniors opting to at-tend a professional training program, community college, four-year college or university or enroll in the military. The signing day will be hosted by Reach Higher’s “Better Make Room” campaign.
Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite and they are $55 (plus a $5.12 fee). If you purchase a ticket you will get a tote bag through Reach High and Better Make Room.