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Regents’ Award for Morehead - Class Notes Extras
June 2010 Issue
C. L. Morehead. Photo by Andrew Davis Tucker Athens entrepreneur C.L. Morehead Jr. (BSA ’50) in March received the 2010 Regents’ Hall of Fame Alumni Award, which is presented annually by the University System of Georgia Foundation. Each year, the award recognizes one individual from a USG institution for outstanding accomplishments that show commitment to the institution. UGA President Michael F. Adams nominated Morehead for the award. A native of Fitzgerald, Ga., Morehead earned a bachelor of science degree in agriculture. After graduation, he remained in Athens and taught horticulture classes at the university and took a job at a flower shop downtown. In 1959, he opened his own wholesale-retail greenhouse business, Flowers Inc., which continues to thrive today. He has supported the university in many ways since graduation, serving as adviser for the Georgia Museum of Art and the State Botanical Garden. He is an emeritus trustee of the UGA Foundation. An avid art collector, Morehead was a close …
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