Will Groth of Roanoke made the trek with four cyclists who he connected with through Adventure Cycling Association. The group met up in Virginia in May and set out on the TransAmerica Trail, also known as "the classic route to cross America by bicycle."
Besse, who majors in political science and criminal justice, worked as an intern in Washington, D.C., and in the commonwealth attorney's office.
Aspiring attorney Chris Besse calls his experience with the Washington Semester Program “absolutely amazing.”
Criminal justice and sociology major Monica Weaver used to think she wanted to work for the FBI. Then she spent a semester in Washington with the ATF.
By the end of his internship at the State Department, Chris Beckman was looking at graduate schools in the area with plans to study peace and conflict resolution.
Sophomore Evelyn Clark made Roanoke’s Washington Semester Program part of a plan to get as much hands-on experience as possible while she prepares for law school.
Maggie Hedrick found work with the Smithsonian a positive step on her path to teaching.
This year's team of Ed Hrinya, Jared Meadows and Kat Jansen received the second highest ranking of Meritorious, which placed them in the top 1 percent internationally in the Mathematical Competition in Modeling.
Ben Rappold, a junior from Northern Virginia, hopes to someday work on counter-terrorism for the FBI.
Roanoke College senior and softball standout interns with Washington international police communications organization
Alea Bier '13 is one of many Roanoke students who has lived and interned in the nation's capital through the Lutheran College Washington D.C. Semester Program.
Roanoke students involved in environmental groups and classes on campus have joined efforts with faculty and staff to plant new trees and replace fallen ones.