The Citadel awards four honorary degrees
The Citadel Board of Visitors presented honorary degrees to four people with outstanding records of public service, philanthropy and leadership during the South Carolina Corps of Cadets commencement exercise today.
Approximately 380 cadets and active duty military students took part in graduation ceremonies in McAlister Field House. South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford delivered the commencement speech.
This year's honorary degree recipients are:
Citadel is proud to recognize the accomplishment of each of these men
with the presentation of honorary degrees," said Citadel President
Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds. "Their contributions to business, their
community, The Citadel, the state of South Carolina and the nation exemplify
the high standards and ideals The Citadel cherishes."