Roanoke College

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Here are some interesting statistics for the incoming Class of 2015.

  • Male: 40.1 % (Most Popular First Names: Nicholas, Michael, Matthew and James) 
  • Female: 59.9 % (Most Popular First Names: Sarah, Hannah, Emily and Elizabeth)
  • Va. Residents – 48.3%
  • 31 States Represented (including Va.) 
  • Students from Canada, Bahamas, Lebanon and the Netherlands
  • 74 Students completed High School with a 4.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  • 12 Valedictorians and 4 Salutatorians, if their school provided a class rank
  • 10 Students were born outside of the United States
  • 10 Boy Scout - Eagle Scouts
  • 7 Girl Scout - Gold Awards 
  • 1 National Merit Finalist 
  • 1 National Merit Semi-Finalist
  • 164 Inducted into Beta Club or the National Honor Society 
  • 12 Class Presidents 
  • 79 Officers or Class Representatives for Student Government 
  • 11 Entrepreneurs  
  • 52 Editors for the Yearbook/Newspaper/Magazine 
  • 9 Published Writers  
  • 64 Club Presidents 
  • 15 Who's Who
  • 21 Participated in a Forensic/Debate Team 
  •  Attended the International DECA Competition 
  • Disney World Choral Processional participant 
  • Police Cadet and Junior Instructor, Licensed EMT
  • US Treasury Department Recognition – 2010 National Financial Capability Challenge
  • 128 Team Captains
  • 12 All-State Athletes
  • 3 All-State Music
  • Karate – participant in International and National Championships
  • Civil War Reenactment
  • Hobbies ranging from Mission Trips to Environmental Clubs, Water Polo, 30 Hour Famine, Theatre Productions, Volunteer Work, Symphony Orchestra and an Ocean Lifeguard.