By Roanoke College News

Roanoke College takes gold in Best of Roanoke awards

Readers of The Roanoker magazine chose Roanoke College for the gold award in the magazine's annual Best of Roanoke awards, which appeared in its May/June issue.

Roanoke was second in the Best College/University within a Two-Hour Drive category. Virginia Tech took first, with the platinum award, while the University of Virginia was third, with silver.

In all, the series, which ranks everything from the best government person with foot in mouth to the best museum, had 158 categories and 487 winners.