Michelle Obama, celebrities celebrate college signing day in Philly

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Michelle Obama, Hollywood stars in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- High school seniors have had the dance party of their lives, celebrating College Signing Day with Michelle Obama in Philadelphia.

Obama showed off her moves Wednesday beside A-listers such as Robert DeNiro, Rebel Wilson, Bradley Cooper and Zendaya to celebrate the fifth annual event.

The celebrities and former first lady were at Temple University to congratulate high school seniors who have decided to pursue higher education.

Obama urged audience members to believe in themselves and ask for help when they need it.

Obama spearheaded College Signing Day while she and her husband still occupied the White House in 2014.

In past years, Obama has hosted College Signing Day events in New York, Detroit and in San Antonio, Texas.

The attendees at the event included:

Anne Munition, Internet Personality

Anthony Mackie, Actor

Bailee Madison, Actress

Bradley Cooper, Actor

Camila Cabello, Performing Artist

Ciara, Performing Artist

Dikembe Mutombo, NBA Legend

Erin Wayne, Internet Personality

Janelle Monae, Performing Artist and Actor

Jameer Nelson, NBA Player

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Actor

Jessica Goch (JGhosty), Internet Personality

Jidenna, Performing Artist

Jussie Smollet, Performing Artist

Karlie Kloss, Model

Keke Palmer, Performing Artist

Kelly Rowland, Performing Artist

Lindsay Harding, Former WNBA Player

Malcolm Jenkins, Eagle

Mark Jackson, 76er

Nnamdi Asomugha, Former NFL Athlete

Nick Cannon, Performing Artist

Tyler Blevins (Ninja), Internet Personality

Questlove, Performing Artist

Rebel Wilson, Actress

Robert De Niro, Actor

Zendaya, Actress


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