Tuscola grad to sing at presidential inauguration
Rather than watching the 57th Presidential Inauguration on television later this month, one Tuscola graduate will actually be taking part in the ceremony.
Emily Christopher, who graduated from the high school in 2009, was recently selected to sing with a special choir from Lee University, a private liberal arts college in Tennessee, at the event.
The news came as a pleasant surprise to the students, who were packed into the university’s Conn Center for one of the weekly chapel services on Nov. 1.
Although they knew a special guest, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., would be making a speech, they had no idea what exactly he was announcing.
“The words he said that have sort of become famous around the school were, ‘We don’t know who will be inaugurated as president this January, but we do know ...