Watch The Topeka Students Speeches At Senior Recognition Day

Michelle Obama will address Topeka Public Schools seniors Friday, May 16, 2014 (WIBW)
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Four Topeka Public Schools graduating seniors were chosen to speak during their recognition ceremony featuring First Lady Michelle Obama.

Each speech centered around the Brown vs. Board of Education decision 60 years ago - with looks at its past, present, and future.

Click the video above to watch each one.

Highland Park's Alisha White talked about the historical importance of the landmark case, while Rosemary Torres, who attends Hope Street Academy, will relay how it affects us today.

Tapped to introduce the First Lady herself, Topeka High's Lauren Sherwood, who says Michelle Obama's visit is not to provide a highpoint in their young lives, but to inspire them to be great.

Topeka West senior Noah Lindquist followed the First Lady by offering an encouraging charge at how the case should affect fellow student's futures.