Kennedy announced he had invited Walsh to the event Monday. She will fly out to join him for lunch on Tuesday, before attending the address Tuesday night.
Walsh recently was named North America Special Olympics’ 2013 Coach of the Year.
“For twenty years, Jennifer Walsh has dedicated her career to the idea that opportunity depends not on who or what we are born to – but on hard work and heart,” said Congressman Kennedy, in a release. "She embodies the spirit of the Special Olympics and the very best in our nation. I am honored to have her join me in Washington and help represent the 4th District at this year’s State of the Union.”