Bonneville Phoenix Network
 KTAR News
 Arizona Sports
92.3 FM KTAR
Updated Feb 12, 2013 - 2:15 pm

First lady invites 2 Arizonans to State of the Union

PHOENIX — The White House said first lady Michelle Obama’s guests for the
State of the Union address Tuesday evening include two Arizonans: Avondale
Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers and Haile Thomas, 12, of Tucson.

The White House said Rogers grew up in migrant farm camps and picked cotton
alongside her parents in fields in the Phoenix suburb where she’s now mayor.

Thomas is co-founder of the nonprofit Healthy Girl Adventure’s Clubthat works to improve health and wellness
of young people.

The pre-teen dined at the White House last year as a guest of the first lady.


comments powered by Disqus