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He attended college, got married, raised a family, built a business, and became a part of the Cache Valley, Utah, community in his more than 30 years living there. But Elder Gary E. Stevenson’s return to Logan last week gave him a unique opportunity.

Utah State University awarded Elder Stevenson, now serving as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, an honorary doctorate of business as part of its commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 4. Three others were also awarded honorary degrees as part of the event. Elder Stevenson was introduced at the ceremony by Elder David H. Huntsman, a Utah Area Seventy and member of the Board of Trustees of Utah State University.

During the event, the school showed a pre-recorded video with Elder Stevenson sharing some memories of his time at the university and sharing counsel with its newest graduates.

He said he remembered walking into the school’s library every day and seeing the quote, “With all thy getting, get understanding.”

This excerpt from Proverbs 4:7 is still displayed in the renovated school library for current students to also see.

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