MIAMI (CBSMiami) – First Lady Melania Trump was in South Florida Wednesday afternoon to receive the 2020 Woman of Distinction award from Palm Beach Atlantic University.
The event took place during a noon luncheon at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach County.READ MORE: 120 Opa-locka Residents Return Home After Gas Explosion At Apartment Complex
During the ceremony, attended by her parents, the First Lady was recognized for contributions to issues affecting children.READ MORE: Police Investigate Double Shooting In NW Miami-Dade
She highlighted her anti-bullying campaign during her speech and also spoke about opioid addiction and how overdose deaths had recently dropped in the US.MORE NEWS: CDC Issues New Covid-19 Guidance For The Holiday Season
The university said this was their 29th year holding the event. They also said proceeds from the luncheon would go toward a scholarship fund for girls.