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H4 Counselor Information

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H4 2016 will take place August 9-12, 2016.

 

Please note that an interview session with Honors College H4 staff is included in the application process.  Along with the online application, applicants will also participate in a short 10-15 minute interview.  Dates and times for interviews will be released with the application.  These interviews are mandatory for your application process.

 

Counselors at H4 have the unique opportunity to foster a relationship with incoming Honors freshmen. These bonds hold for the length of both students’ tenure at WKU and beyond.

Whether you have been a counselor multiple times, are a former H4 participant, or are completely new to H4, we encourage you to apply!

Benefits of being a counselor include:

  • A leadership activity to place on your resume;
  • Moving into your residence hall earlier;
  • Meeting the incoming Honors class and becoming more involved in the Honors community;
  • Multiple T-shirts, backpacks, water bottles, and other Honors College gear;
  • Meals prepared by Deer Run’s highly regarded chef; and
  • Transportation to and from the camp as well as lodging at Deer Run.

Position Descriptions:

Counselor:

  • This individual will be assigned 5-7 incoming freshman and mentor them throughout the H4 experience.
  • Counselors are expected to actively participate throughout the camp process and represent the Honors College at WKU in a professional manner.

Directional Leader:

  • This individual will lead one of the four teams at H4.
  • Each directional leader will spearhead the plans and execution of one of four activities: Skit, Showcase, Bonfire, or the outdoor Friday night activity (past years have included games of Sardines).
  • This individual will also be assigned 5-7 incoming freshman and mentor them throughout the H4 experience.
  • Directional Leaders are expected to actively participate throughout the camp process and represent the Honors College at WKU in a professional manner.

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