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Gov. McCrory speaks at Wingate University commencement

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WINGATE, NC (WBTV) -

Governor Pat McCrory was the keynote speaker at Wingate University's commencement on Saturday morning.

"Failure is a necessary ingredient of success," McCrory said during his speech to the class of 2014.

University officials said this is the largest class to graduate with a record of 622 graduates.

Seven of the university's graduates earned a perfect 4.0 GPA.

Two new degrees were awarded in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and the Master of Arts in Sport Management (MASM).

The class of 1964 celebrated its 50th anniversary by leading the class of 2014 in the procession.

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