Civil rights leader C.T. Vivian named Georgia Piedmont grad speaker

C.T. Vivian, the iconic civil rights leader and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, will deliver the spring commencement address at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.

Vivian worked with Martin Luther King, Jr. during the civil rights movement, and served as a national president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

This year, more than 2,600 GPTC students will graduate with a degree, diploma or certificate.

The ceremony takes begins at 10 a.m. on May 31 at The House of Hope Atlanta, 4650 Flat Shoals Parkway in Decatur.

Information: 770-786-9522.