via USA Today – President Obama has appointed the popular Colombian singer Shakira to his Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
The award-winning singer was among four people named to the commission assigned to find ways to improved education opportunities for Hispanics.
“I am grateful that these impressive individuals have chosen to dedicate their talents to serving the American people at this important time for our country,” Obama said in a statement. “I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead.”
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