Western Kentucky University

Honors College



HonorsToppers are ambassadors to the Honors College at WKU. We help recruit new students, welcome each incoming Honors class and are active members of the community.

The HonorsToppers are made up of between 20 and 30 sophomores, juniors and seniors representing all academic disciplines.

What we do:

  • Recruitment
  • Tours
  • High School Visits
  • Focus on WKU
  • Honors tailgating
  • Open Houses
  • Info Sessions
  • ATP
  • Honors Events
  • Picnic with the President
  • BBQ with the Professors
  • HonorsToppers are traditionally a presence at H4


Big Red's Trivia Bowl

Big Red’s Trivia Bowl is an annual event hosted by the HonorsToppers to raise money for a charity. Teams pay to compete in a tournament style trivia competition held in March. Check back closer to March for information on this year’s competition.


Application Process

Applications come out every year in the middle of the Spring Semester.

The competitive application process consists of:

  • Application
  • Essays
  • Recommendations
  • Interview
  • Notification


Eligibility to Apply

You must be in good standing in the Honors College and at least in your second semester of your freshman year.

 Last Modified 7/22/13