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Brevard College Names Atrium For Grace And Ed Roy


October 1, 2018

Several of the students that receive the scholarships that Grace and her family support joined her to celebrate this special day. Left to right are Gabriel Covington, Kelsey Kushner, Megan Shina and Grace Roy. (Courtesy photo)

The atrium at Brevard College's McLarty-Goodson Academic Building was packed with alumni and community friends as the college named the space after retired professors and major donors, Grace Jackson Munro Roy and the late Rev. C. Edward Roy during Homecoming this past weekend.

Grace Roy, now 102 years old, spoke at the dedication ceremony of her love for Brevard College.

She said, "Teaching was never just a job, it was a calling."

She also described how she and Ed tried to "teach students how to live, as well as how to make a living."

In their 76 combined years at Brevard College, G...

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