2016 Homecoming King & Queen Contest

Posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 by Ashley Hill under The CAP Feed.
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Caleb Cuthbertson & Brooke Yates
2015 Homecoming King & Queen
All UNC-Greensboro students are encouraged to participate in the Homecoming King & Queen Contest. Candidates compete annually for this honor, which recognizes two UNCG students for their participation in campus life and their promotion of school spirit. The Homecoming King & Queen also represent the University at major events and on special occasions, and are among UNC-Greensboro’s most prominent student leaders. Winners will be required to plan and implement one major community service event during the 16-17 academic year. The selected King & Queen will be announced at Half-Time during the Homecoming Soccer Game on Saturday, October 22, 2016.

Eligibility Requirements: All candidates must:

  • Be enrolled at the University for the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • Have attended the University for at least one semester.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5
  • Be in good disciplinary standing with the University.
  • Must be sponsored by a recognized student group, residence hall, or other University sanctioned involvement opportunity.
  • Must be at Junior status or above.

The Application includes an essay in response to the following questions:

  • Essay Question #1: Why should you be selected as Homecoming King or Queen?
  • Essay Question #2: If you are crowned Homecoming King or Queen, what idea or ideas do you have for the required community service project?
    *Responses are to be typed, double-spaced and are not to exceed three pages (not including the cover page). Applicants also must include a listing of their on-campus co-curricular activities, including leadership, volunteer, and community service experiences. Resumes are gladly accepted, if available.

Selection:

A panel of judges will interview all the candidates and review all eligible application packets and choose finalists. The interviews will take place the week of September 26, 2016. Finalists will then participate in an evening of creative expressions and questions and answers on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 7pm in the EUC Auditorium.  The King and Queen will be judged in the areas of communication skills, leadership experience, campus involvement, interpersonal skills, creative explosion, and overall presentation.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Friday, September 23, 2016 @ 11:59 PM


CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION




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