These local students have been accepted by Hampden-Sydney College and will begin classes in August 2009.
- Matthew Mason Burnette – Matt, enrolling with a President’s Award, is a graduate of Cave Spring High School and is the son of Wes and Melanie Burnette of Roanoke.
- Michael Alexander Cecil – Alex, enrolling with a President’s Award, is a graduate of North Cross School and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cecil of Roanoke.
According to Dean of Admissions Anita Garland, “This year’s freshman class comes from the largest applicant pool in the history of the College and is among the most selective ever enrolled. The academic and extracurricular talents of these young men are outstanding. All of us at Hampden-Sydney College are looking forward to the matriculation of the Class of 2013.”