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KATC airs UL commencement celebration

Largest graduating class in UL history honored in virtual ceremony
Posted at 2:11 PM, May 16, 2020

LAFAYETTE, La. - Today, KATC and other stations serving the Acadiana area aired a commercial-free commencement celebration for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Graduates were recognized Friday during a virtual commencement.

The broadcast today featured addresses from UL President, Dr. E. Joseph Savoie, Provost, Dr. Jaimie Hebert, SGA President, Rachel Lautigar and Executive Director of the Alumni Association, Jennifer LeMeunier.

The ceremony included the names of every Spring 2020 graduate.

It also included welcome and congratulatory messages from University administrators, the president of the Student Government Association and the executive director of the Alumni Association. Names of graduates were displayed, and Outstanding Graduates were recognized.

Graduates were able to celebrate their achievements by posting graduation photos and campus memories on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag "#RaginGrads" and tagging "@ULLafayette". Messages from family and friends can be shared on Facebook by tagging "University of Louisiana at Lafayette".

All #RaginGrads messages were displayed on the Commencement website.

You can watch the full virtual ceremony from UL below.

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