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: Florida House Unanimously Approves School Safety Bill
During the ceremony, attended by her parents, the First Lady was recognized for contributions to issues affecting children.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Mix Of Sun & Clouds, Building Easterly Breeze
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: Moped Crash On County Line Road Leaves One Dead, One In Critical Condition
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.