Michelle Obama, 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards
2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award winners (left to right) Kitzia Rodriguez (Spy Hop Productions), Jefry Amaya (Organization for Youth Empowerment of Honduras), Valeria Cruz (CityDance DREAM) and Marianna Bottier (Rosie's Theater Kids).
First Lady Michelle Obama presented the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. Each year the NAHYP award recognizes the nation's leading after-school programs for their use of arts and the humanities to increase academic achievement, graduation rates, and college enrollment. She honored 13 programs that teach ceramics, dance, music, writing, science and more. (Photo by Jeff Malet)