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Student Honors Council

The Student Honors Council represents the interests of all Honors students. It is run by an elected president and vice-president, who also have voting privileges on the faculty committee that oversees the Honors program. Responsibilities of the Student Honors Council include the following:

  1. Act as a liaison to the Honors Council

  2. Discuss student concerns in program

  3. Propose new program initiatives

  4. Originate new course ideas and lobby professors to offer specific honors courses

  5. Help generate ideas about topics and speakers for "Pizza with Profs" and other lecture series.  Administer the "Profs Pick the Flick" film series. 

  6. Organize academic and social events of interest to Honors students

  7. Create continuity in student leadership within program

  8. Help establish program identity and community among Honors students

  9. Provide leadership opportunities and training for Honors students

  10. Mentor incoming honors students

  11. Represent the Honors program at public events or gatherings that require an Honors student presence


The 2016-17 officers of the Student Honors Council

Zoey Gray, president

Holden Rasmussen, vice-president

Elizabeth Johnson, treasurer

Elaine Sheehan, secretary

Calen Smith, historian

Click here to learn more about this year's Student Honors Council Officers. 


 Student Honors Council Fund

The Student Honors Council Fund is made up of generous contributions by parents of Westminster College Honors students and monies from other fundraising activities. Parents or other friends of the Honors Program who wish to make tax deductible gifts to the Student Honors Council fund or talk about other development opportunities in Honors should contact the Honors Program Director. Contributors of $200 or more will have their names engraved on the Parents Honor Roll plaque that hangs in Nunemaker Place, home of the Honors program. The Student Honors Council fund supports Honors enrichment activities, especially by enabling student attendance at academic conferences, assisting with senior thesis research costs, and providing stipends to help offset the cost of investigating graduate school.