Commencement speakers announced

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Apr 29, 2014 at 6:09 am

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. (KNSI) St. John's University and the College of St. Benedict have released the names of the keynote speakers for the upcoming commencement ceremonies at the two schools.

Kathleen Blatz will be the keynote speaker at St. Johns' graduation on May 18th. Blatz is a former state legislator and chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. She'll receive an honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from St. Johns.

There are 454 undergraduates in this year's class--the fourth-largest class in school history.

The keynote speaker at St. Bens' commencement will be National Public Radio host Michele Norris. She'll deliver the address on May 17th in the Clemens Fieldhouse on the St. Bens campus.

This year's graduating class includes 495 women. 

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