California elementary school to be named for Michelle Obama

Friday, June 21, 2013

The Los Angeles Unified School District board voted unanimously to name an area elementary school in first lady Michelle Obama’s honor.

Jeff Crain, executive officer of the board of education, confirmed that representatives at the elementary school chose the name and that the board unanimously approved it.

“This name was selected by the school-site council because Michelle Obama supports active living and eating healthy, and the school models itself on that,” LAUSD board member Nury Martinez said, according to the Los Angeles Daily News.

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