KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) - President Barack Obama will speak Monday night at KalamazooCentral High School's commencement. The school won the inauguralRace to the Top High School Commencement Challenge earlier thisyear.
24 Hour News 8 will be tracking the President's visit every stepof the way Monday. The entire coverage begins at 3:30 p.m. with a live stream at woodtv.com.
Air Force One is scheduled to land at 4:15 p.m. at the Gerald R. Ford InternationalAirport in Cascade Township. 24 Hour News 8 will cover this portion of the event on WOTV.
President Obama will then take Marine One to Kalamazoo where White Houseofficials confirm he will meet a handful of donors at a receptionat the Radisson Plaza Hotel.
Matt Lauer of "The Today Show" is also in town to interview Mr.Obama about this event. And 24 Hour News 8 will talk to Lauerbefore he speaks to the President.
Our coverage leading up to the commencement will continue at 6:30 p.m. on WOTV.
At 7 p.m., the Kalamazoo Central High School commencement begins at University Arena on thecampus of Western Michigan University. You will be able to see thatlive on WOOD TV8, WOTV and woodtv.com.
President Obama will speak and we have heard he will shake thehand of each graduating student, though the White House will notofficially confirm that.
Air Force One is scheduled to depart Ford Airport around 10p.m.
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