Vintage Flashback: High School Pics of First Lady Michelle Obama

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Whitney M. Young Magnet High School

First Lady-to-be Michelle Obama was snapped in dance class at Chicago’s Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, Chicago's first magnet high school. Obama, born Michelle Robinson, would commute an hour and a half from her South Side home to the school. During her time there, Lady O was on the honor roll for four years, took advanced placement classes, was a member of the National Honor Society and served as student council treasurer. Obama graduated in 1981 as the salutatorian of her class and then went on to Princeton University.