Michelle Obama Delivers Final Speech As First Lady

Michelle Obama Delivers Final Speech As First Lady
Laura Bracken
Laura Bracken

6 Jan 2017

Michelle Obama has delivered her final speech as First Lady. 

Speaking at an event called School Counsellor of the Year, which is a tradition that she started two years ago. 

Mrs Obama has thanked teachers who joined her at the White House during her time as First Lady and spoke about her Reach Higher Initiative. This initiative is aiming for the US to have the highest number of college graduates in the world by 2020. 

Michelle has been commemorated several times in the past for her speeches and her inspirational words of wisdom. Just today she told listeners 'with education and hard work anything is possible - even becoming President.'

Barack Obama is due to give his final speech as the President of the United States of America on Tuesday. There has been rumours circulating about various stars set to perform at the event - including Beyoncé.

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