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First Lady To Receive Woman Of Distinction Award

Feb 19, 2020, 8:14 AM | Updated: 8:15 am
First Lady Melania Trump (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)...
First Lady Melania Trump (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – First Lady Melania Trump is receiving the Palm Beach Atlantic University’s 2020 Woman of Distinction award.

She is receiving the award at a luncheon Wednesday.

Usually, the university honors two women “who cherish community and family and want to preserve those ideals for others.” This year, however, there will only be a single Woman of Distinction: the First Lady.

Palm Beach Atlantic University, a private Christian university in West Palm Beach, has been holding the event for more than 25 years. Past honorees include style icon Iris Apfel, Autism Speaks co-founder Suzanne Wright, and a variety of notable philanthropists, politicians, volunteers, educators and advocates.

Proceeds from the luncheon go toward a scholarship fund for female students.

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First Lady To Receive Woman Of Distinction Award