06/22/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Michelle Obama To Receive Honorary Degree From George Washington University

A business executive for one of the United States' largest construction companies and an award-winning pianist will join first lady Michelle Obama in receiving honorary degrees this spring during Commencement Weekend, a University spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Obama will be the keynote speaker at Commencement, after the University community matched her 100,000 service hour challenge set forth at the beginning of this year.

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