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UPDATED: C. Homer Bast, a legend at Roanoke for his work in the classroom and on the track, passed away May 20. He was 98 years old. His funeral is scheduled for Saturday, May 25 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Salem.
President Maxey announced to the campus on May 15 the appointment of G. Michael Pace, Jr. as Roanoke's first General Counsel and the upcoming retirement of McMillan H. "Mac" Johnson '70.
This summer, 14 Summer Scholars will do research ranging from observing bird populations at the Roanoke River to analyzing bilingual children's stories and assessing the impact of school nutrition polices in Palau.
Regine Archer, chairman and former president of Blue Ridge Beverage Co., and Steven White, principal guest conductor and artistic advisor for Opera Roanoke, received honorary degrees on May 4.
Roanoke's website, www.roanoke.edu, landed the silver award in The Roanoker Magazine's annual Best of Roanoke contest. The College was again named best college in the Roanoke area.
The 2013 Division III NCAA Track and Field championship in LaCrosse, Wis., is May 23-25 and representing Roanoke College this year is senior Carmen Graves and freshman Alexis Janney.
Will Groth '14 began biking four years ago with the sole purpose of staying in shape. Last year, he bought a road bike and joined the Adventure Cycling Association.