DETROIT — Tonight, state Rep. Mari Manoogian (D-Birmingham) presented a tribute to U.S. Figure Skating prior to the U.S. Figure Skating National Championships at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit. Following the event, Rep. Manoogian issued the following statement:

“As a former competitive figure skater, it is a personal honor to present this tribute to U.S. Figure Skating to celebrate the 2019 National Championships and honor the achievements of the athletes, both on and off the ice. These athletes are not only incredible ambassadors for our country on the international stage, but also role models for young people of all athletic disciplines. We welcome the entire U.S. Figure Skating family to Bloomfield Township and the City of Detroit.”