Michelle Obama, Prince Harry visit public school in Chicago

Michelle Obama, Prince Harry visit public school in Chicago

Former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Democrats await Manchin decision on voting rights bill Biden plans to host Obama for portrait unveiling that Trump skipped: report More than 70 companies call on Senate to pass voting right bill MORE and the United Kingdom's Prince Harry on Tuesday made a visit to a Chicago public school to surprise students.

The two went to Hyde Park Academy, a high school on Chicago's South Side, according to ABC News.

“The warm and wide-ranging conversation, lasting over an hour, covered how the Obama Presidential Center will showcase the South Side of Chicago for a global audience, the importance of young people staying inspired and hopeful, and the transformative power of students using their voices to change the world," Caroline Adler Morales, the former first lady’s communications director, said in a statement provided to the network.


Obama in a tweet thanked Prince Harry for "joining me in my hometown to surprise these outstanding students."

The Kensington Palace Twitter account also tweeted out pictures from the event. The high school is across the street from the future location of the Obama Presidential Center.

The visit came on the same day as the Inaugural Summit of the Obama Foundation.