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Roanoke College Announces New Trustees

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  • Roanoke College Announces New Trustees

  • 03/06/09
  • SALEM, Va. - Roanoke College's Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Wortmann announces the appointment of two new trustees. New to the board are: Paris D. Butler of Menlo Park, Calif. and Peggy F. Horn of Atlanta, Ga.

    Butler graduated from Roanoke in 2000 with a B.S. in biology and sociology. He went on to graduate from medical school at the University of Virginia and is now a surgical resident at UVA currently completing a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Stanford School of Medicine. During his time at the College, Butler was a member of the men's basketball team and served as vice president of the Alpha Lambda Delta honor society.

    Horn received her B.A. in business administration and economics from Roanoke in 1978. She is currently the president of SBC Systems in Atlanta. An accomplished actuary, Horn worked with major corporations, including Coca-Cola and Ernst and Young, prior to her work at SBC. At SBC, she provides strategic guidance for several divisions, including product implementation, technical support and marketing. While a student, she consistently made the Dean's List, was named a Senior Scholar and was a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon and the Psi Society.

    Roanoke College, an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college in Salem, Virginia, combines firsthand learning with valuable personal connections in a classic, undergraduate setting. Roanoke prepares students for their futures through its commitment to providing a true classic college experience. Roanoke is one of just 276 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the "best in the Southeast."

    For additional information, call the Roanoke College Public Relations Office at (540) 375-2282.

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