First Lady Michelle Obama to Visit Jackson Schools

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to visit Mississippi’s capital city Wednesday morning. She will tour two Jackson Public Schools as part of a push to promote her recently launched “Let’s Move” initiative to encourage an active lifestyle and end childhood obesity.

Obama’s first stop will be Pecan Park Elementary, where she will meet with Governor Haley Barbour and Mississippi First Lady Marsha Barbour. There, Obama will tour the school’s playground and walking trail, which was installed as part of the statewide “Let’s Go Walkin’, Mississippi” campaign.

Just over two dozen hand-selected students and staff members were invited to attend the tour.