Former United States First Lady Michelle Obama is helping high school seniors feel celebrated amid the coronavirus pandemic.
On Friday’s Today show it was announced Michelle Obama and When We All Vote co-chair will be taking part in “MTV Prom-athon,” a nationwide virtual prom experience for the entire class of 2020, whose proms and graduations have all been canceled due to COVID-19.
Set to feature surprise celebrity guest appearances, along with live performances from the biggest stars it promises an night unforgettable. Fans can stream it live on Friday, May 22 at 9 p.m. ET by heading to MTV’s YouTube.
During her appearance on Today, Michelle also surprised the 20 student leaders from the 20 winning schools of the 2020 Prom Challenge via a private Zoom call. The contest, which was set up to find the most creative nonpartisan youth voter registration efforts, had over 1,600 applicants.
Michelle personally congratulated the following winning schools for their efforts and impact, etonline reports.