Peavey Electronics founder Hartley Peavey will deliver the commencement address at Mississippi State University on May 8.
The sound equipment pioneer and MSU alumnus will also receive an honorary doctorate in creative and performing arts.
Peavey founded his company in 1965, the same year he graduated from college.
Peavey is married to another MSU graduate, Mary Winfred Love, a past homecoming queen and Miss MSU.
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