Governor to speak at DeKalb graduations

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is among several high-profile figures who will give commencement addresses for DeKalb County high schools.

The school district says it’s received confirmations from Deal and others, including Mark Elgart, the president of AdvancED, which oversees district accreditation; Thurbert Baker, the former Georgia attorney general; George Andrews, founder and leader of Capitol City Bank & Trust Co.; Carlton Brown, president of Clark Atlanta University and State Rep. Darshun Kendrick of Lithonia.

Deal will speak to students from NcNair and Chamblee high schools; Elgart, Druid Hills High; Baker, Tucker High; Andrews, Stone Mountain High; Brown, Lithonia High; and Kendrick, Towers High.