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That will be doctor Michelle Kwan, if you please

March 25, 2010 | 12:59 pm

Kwan Figure skating legend Michelle Kwan will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree after delivering the commencement speech May 8 at Southern Vermont College in Bennington, Vt.

Kwan, 29, a two-time Olympic medalist, five-time world champion and nine-time U.S. champion, currently is studying for a master's degree at Tufts University's Fletcher School of International Affairs. She also is a public diplomacy envoy for the U.S. State Department.

For the college's news release, click here.

(Photo:  Michelle Kwan helping a young South Korean skater during her goodwill visit to Seoul in January. Credit: Kim Hyun-tee / Associated Press)