First lady congratulates National Spelling Bee finalists

Finalists in the Scripps National Spelling Bee have received a visit from one of the nation’s most prominent educators

The first lady met with spellers and their families before the bee Thursday evening and made brief remarks onstage. She planned to stay and watch the competition.

“I wanted to be here personally to tell you that the president and I are so proud of all that you've accomplished,” Biden said.

The first lady has kept a busy schedule, traveling around the country to promote her husband's policies and her own issues and causes.

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