Michelle Obama, Prince Harry visit public school in Chicago

Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama says ‘Let’s Move!’ Sonny Perdue says ‘let’s stop’ Anti-Trump sentiment hangs over David Letterman’s Mark Twain award ceremony Melania Trump has smaller first lady staff than Michelle Obama: report MORE and Prince Harry on Tuesday made a visit to a Chicago public school to surprise students.

The two went to Hyde Park Academy, a high school on Chicago’s South Side, according to ABC News.

“The warm and wide-ranging conversation, lasting over an hour, covered how the Obama Presidential Center will showcase the South Side of Chicago for a global audience, the importance of young people staying inspired and hopeful, and the transformative power of students using their voices to change the world,” Caroline Adler Morales, the former first lady’s communications director, said in a statement provided to the network.

Michelle Obama in a tweet thanked Prince Harry for “joining me in my hometown to surprise these outstanding students.”

Thanks to my friend Prince Harry for joining me in my hometown to surprise these outstanding students! #ReachHigher #ObamaSummit https://t.co/QH7vwnKUBN

— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) October 31, 2017

The Kensington Palace Twitter account also tweeted out pictures from the event. The high school is across the street from the future location of the Obama Presidential Center.

Prince Harry and @michelleobama made a surprise visit to students at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago. pic.twitter.com/dMAuIzSYsZ

— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 31, 2017

The high school is across from the future site of the Obama Presidential Center on the South Side of the city. pic.twitter.com/jjSav1neEQ

— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 31, 2017

They spoke about the importance of young people staying inspired and the power of students using their voices to change the world. pic.twitter.com/Ah1unCjBn2

— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) October 31, 2017

The visit came on the same day as the Inaugural Summit of the Obama Foundation.




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