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University System Foundation To Honor S. Truett Cathy And Other Distinguished Guests

Atlanta — March 19, 2010

WHO: University System of Georgia Foundation
Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle
S. Truett Cathy
Regent Donald M Leebern Jr.
Chancellor Erroll B. Davis, Jr.

WHAT: Regents Awards for Excellence in Education Celebration

Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy will receive the Elridge McMillan Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding service in supporting the success of Georgia’s youths through scholarships. Three accomplished alumni of the University System of Georgia, will be recognized, along with four exemplary USG faculty members and a stellar USG Customer Service Champion. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Chancellor Erroll B. Davis Jr. will deliver greetings, as will Regent Donald M. Leebern Jr., chairman of the USG Foundation.

WHEN: Saturday, March 20, 2010

Leebern, the chancellor and the lieutenant governor will deliver greetings at approximately 7:45 p.m., followed by dinner. The awards will be announced after dinner, at approximately 9 p.m.

WHERE: Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Atrium Ballroom 265 Peachtree Center Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

WHY: The event raises significant funding for scholarships, recognizes distinguished faculty, staff and alumni of the University System and each year honors an individual who has demonstrated a lifetime of extraordinary service to higher education in Georgia.

Check the “Latest News” feature on the University System of Georgia homepage after 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 20th for the complete news release recap of the event. (

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