Former First Lady Michelle Obama just got chosen. It was made official late this week and the news is spreading nationwide. Millions of people are stunned.
“A school district in California has unanimously voted to rename one of its elementary schools in honor of former first lady Michelle Obama,” reported The Hill.
Wilson Elementary School in El Cerrito, California, which is part of the San Francisco Bay Area, will be renamed to the Michelle Obama Elementary School.
According to a statement from the school district’s board of education, the now-former Wilson Elementary School is “the second in the state named after the former first lady.”
However, this decision carries special significance for them. “Naming this school after Michelle Obama is a sign of the school’s rebirth,” Board President Stephanie Hernandez-Jarvis said.
She noted the “new physical structure being built” and “parents and students advocating” for it. By all means, name the school what you want — let’s just keep another Obama away from the White House.
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