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  • Lady Antebellum members to deliver UGA's commencement

  • Two members of the Grammy Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum are graduates of the University of Georgia and will deliver the spring undergraduate commencement address. The university says Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood each received Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from UGA in 2004. UGA President Jere W. Morehead says they're looking forward to Kelley and Haywood's inspiring comments scheduled May 4 at 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium.

, FILE - In this May 6, 2017 file photo, Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley, left, and Dave Haywood, perform at the iHeartCountry Festival at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Kelley and Haywood are graduates of the University of Georgia and will deliver the spring undergraduate commencement address. The university says Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood each received Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from UGA in 2004. UGA President Jere W. Morehead says they’re looking forward to Kelley’s and Haywood’s inspiring comments scheduled May 4, 2018 in Sanford Stadium.,(Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

10 of March 2018 20:46:22

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Two members of the Grammy Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum are graduates of the University of Georgia and will deliver the spring undergraduate commencement address.

The university says Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood each received Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from UGA in 2004. UGA President Jere W. Morehead says they're looking forward to Kelley's and Haywood's inspiring comments scheduled May 4 at 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium.

The multiplatinum trio will team with Darius Rucker this summer for their co-headlining Summer Plays On Tour, which kicks off July 19.

Denise Spangler, the Bebe Aderhold Professor in Early Childhood Education in UGA's College of Education, will deliver the graduate commencement address that same day at 9:30 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum.

For more information on UGA's Commencement ceremonies, visit https://commencement.uga.edu/ .


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