First lady Michelle Obama will hold the 2013 Kids' State Dinner Tuesday.
The event, which is in its second year, will recognize 54 winners from the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.
Contestants were asked to create a healthy, affordable and tasty original lunchtime recipe using the nutritional guidelines of "My Plate". Some of the winning recipes will be served at the event.
Nine-year-old Ingrid Gruber, 10-year-old Emma Scielzo and 8-year-old Campbell Kielb will represent D.C., Maryland and Virginia, respectively.