-- Two Bridgewater (Va.) College alumni will be honored at an annual Alumni Weekend celebration on April 16-18: Samuel H. Flora Jr. and Gerald W. Roller
will receive the 2010 Ripples Society Medals.
Roller, a physician, is recognized for his life devoted to medicine.
was one of the first medical offices in Roanoke to have a single, desegregated waiting room, reflecting his
commitment to and support of equality," the announcement said.
He is a member of the Church of the Brethren and has served on many local and Virlina District committees, and was district moderator in the 1970s.
Since retirement, he
wife have been medical consultants to the Church of the Brethren Nigeria mission five times since 2000.