Sen. Kowall and colleagues honor Olympic gold medalists and Michigan natives Davis and White

LANSING—Sen. Mike Kowall, R-White Lake, (far right) on Tuesday welcomed Olympic gold medalists Charlie White (third from left) and Meryl Davis (right of White) to the state Senate, where the Michigan natives were honored with Senate tributes for being the first Americans to win gold medals in Olympic ice dancing.

White, who is from Bloomfield Hills, and Davis, from West Bloomfield, won the gold at the Sochi Winter Olympics in February. Also standing with the pair are Sens. John Pappageorge, R-Troy (left), Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton (second from left) and Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawson.

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