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Bobby Harrell (center) with BOT chairman Miles Loadholt and BOT secretary Tommy Stepp
South Carolina House speaker Bobby Harrell (center) with board chairman Miles Loadholt and board secretary Tommy Stepp

Continued: Commencement

“She is my inspiration,” Glover said.

Stuart, who majored in mechanical engineering, will work for a nuclear consulting firm in Aiken. He said he’ll miss the football games and the life of being a student.

“But my family is glad that I’m off their payroll,” he said.

The university also awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree to Joe Huddleston, executive director of the Multistate Tax Commission, and an honorary doctor of science degree to Dr. Claude Bouchard, whose pioneering research into genetic predisposition to fitness and obesity spawned an entire line of study.

Earlier in the afternoon, the university awarded 86 doctoral degrees in a ceremony at the Koger Center.

By Office of Media Relations

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