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President Obama at Your Graduation?

Summary: 
There are only three days to left to tell President Obama why he should speak at your high school's graduation ceremony. Domestic Policy Director Melody Barnes appeared on BET this week to encourage students to apply.

With only three days left until the application deadline for the President’s High School Commencement Challenge, attention on the competition is heating up. 

Earlier this week, Domestic Policy Director Melody Barnes was interviewed on BET’s 106 and Park to encourage the nation’s public high school students to tell the President why their school is the best in the country at preparing students for college and career choices. 

Melody Barnes on BET's 106 and Park

Help spread the word to students and schools in your community that you think deserve the commencement speaker of a lifetime – and tell them to get their applications in before the deadline on midnight on Monday, March 15th.