First Lady Michelle Obama http://wkms.org en First Lady Michelle Obama to Speak at EKU Commencement http://wkms.org/post/first-lady-michelle-obama-speak-eku-commencement <p>First Lady Michelle Obama will participate in&nbsp; Eastern Kentucky University's May commencement ceremony.&nbsp;</p><p>EKU President Doug Whitlock says his office got a call from a member of the First Lady’s staff almost a week ago.&nbsp; Eastern is receiving national attention for the help it gives Veterans working to further their education.&nbsp; Whitlock says it caught the eye of Mrs. Obama.&nbsp; A White House staff member asked if she could attend the University’s graduation ceremony.&nbsp; Saying it was more than okay, Whitlock says the school was seeking a speaker for the third exercise. In fact, he says it was the only one her schedule would permit.</p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 19:45:43 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 30464 at http://wkms.org First Lady Michelle Obama to Speak at EKU Commencement