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First lady Michelle Obama attends the first citywide College Signing Day with Get Schooled and Detroit College Access Network as part of the first lady’s Reach Higher Initiative in Detroit. TIMOTHY HIATT/GETTY IMAGES FOR GET SCHOOLED

As part of her Reach Higher initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama will be celebrating her signature College Signing Day at New York City’s Harlem Armory. More than 4,000 students from across New York high schools will be in attendance.

This event will be hosted by MTV in conjunction with Viacom’s Get Schooled initiative.

This will be the third annual College Signing Day that the First Lady has hosted to celebrate high school seniors choosing to pursue higher education at a professional training program, a community college, or a four-year college or university. The First Lady has hosted College Signing Day events in Detroit, Michigan in 2015 and in San Antonio, Texas in 2014.

In addition to the First Lady’s event in New York, over 500 College Signing Day events have been planned across the country by communities, students, and organizations committed to helping students pursue higher education. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. will attend a College Signing Day event in Washington, D.C.

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source: BCNN1.com

First Lady Michelle Obama to Host 2016 College Signing Day Event in New York was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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