Michelle Obama gave her final speech as first lady of the US on Friday, 6th of January 2017. In what could be termed as an inspirational and emotional message, Michelle said that
being first lady has been “the greatest honor” of her life.
The first lady delivered her remarks at an event honoring the 2017 School Counselor of the Year. The ceremony, which the first lady introduced in 2015, throws a spotlight on high-school counselors who have demonstrated leadership skills, according to CNN.
She advised young people not to be afraid but to be focused, determined, hopeful and get an education.
President Barack Obama is planning his own farewell address in Chicago on Tuesday, Jan. 10,
The Obamas leave the White House in two weeks.
Watch Michelle’s final speech as FLOTUS here