Danielle Perry, a Tucker resident and fellow members of the Tennessee State University (TSU) Marching Band, had a chance to meet President Barack Obama on Sept. 23.
President Obama greeted the university’s band on the South Portico of the White House following a reception for the opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. over the weekend. The TSU band performed on the South Lawn for arriving guests, said Danielle’s parents, Pastor Daniel R. Perry and his wife, First Lady Teresa L. Perry.
Danielle is a junior at TSU majoring in education and is a member of the Tennessee Aristocrat of Marching Band Sophisticated Ladies, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and an honor student with a 3.5 GPA. She is a graduate of Tucker High School.