The Honorable James C. Turk attended and graduated from Roanoke College in 1979. He continued his education at Washington and Lee University from September 1949-June of 1952. He earned his LLB in 1952 and his JD in 1970 from Washington and Lee University. Turk credits his father's stories to his decision to attend Roanoke.
James C. Turk received the Roanoke College Medal in 1973.