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Michelle Obama State Of The Union Guests Revealed

Feb 12, 2013 | Updated Feb 12, 2013

The White House has released the names of those who will have the honor of being First Lady Michelle Obama's guests at tonight's State of the Union address. She will have 25 guests, who range from service members to teachers to first responders.

Here's who will be joining the first lady:

  • Dr. Jill Biden
  • Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President
  • Sergeant Sheena Adams (Vista, Calif. -- Team Adviser & Lead Instructor, Female Engagement Team)
  • Alan Aleman (Las Vegas -- DREAM Student)
  • Jack Andraka (Crownsville, Md. -- Winner of the 2012 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair)
  • Susan Bumgarner (Norman, Okla. -- Early Childhood Educator)
  • Deb Carey (New Glarus, Wis. -- Small Business Owner, New Glarus Brewing Company)
  • Sergeant Carlos Evans, USMC (Cameron, N.C. -- Wounded Warrior)
  • Tim Cook (Cupertino, Calif. -- CEO of Apple)
  • Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton and Nathaniel A. Pendleton Sr. (Chicago -- Parents of Hadiya Pendleton)
  • Menchu de Luna Sanchez (Secaucus, N.J. -- Registered Nurse, NYU Langone Medical Center)
  • Bobak Ferdowsi (Pasadena, Calif. -- Flight Director, Mars Curiosity Rover)
  • Bradley Henning (Louisville, Ky. -- Machinist, Atlas Machine and Supply)
  • Tracey Hepner (Arlington, Va. -- Co-Founder, Military Partners and Families Coalition)
  • Peter Hudson (Evergreen, Colo. -- Co-Founder and CEO, iTriage)
  • Gov. John Kitzhaber (D-Ore.)
  • Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers (Avondale, Ariz.)
  • Amanda E. McMillan (Jackson, Miss. -- Pay Discrimination Victim)
  • Lee Maxwell (Wilton, Iowa -- Graduate, Kirkwood Community College Wind Technician Program)
  • Lieutenant Brian Murphy (Oak Creek, Wis.)
  • Lisa Richards (Arlington, Va. -- #My2K Participant)
  • Kaitlin Roig (Greenwich, Conn. -- 1st Grade Teacher, Sandy Hook Elementary School)
  • Abby Schanfield (Minneapolis -- ACA Beneficiary)
  • Haile Thomas (Tucson, Ariz. -- Let’s Move! Champion)
  • Desiline Victor (Miami -- 102-year-old voter who waited hours in line)

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