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Beacon News: First lady honors service volunteers

By Kristina Webb
Managing Editor

“Service is an integral part of higher education in America.”

First lady Michelle Obama spoke these words as she addressed a crowd of more than 500 guests and reporters on Thursday for the Florida Campus Compact fundraiser and awards luncheon hosted by Miami-Dade College.

Obama used her time to promote the benefits of engaging students in community service and integrating community programs into schools’ curriculum.

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