Residential Living with other Honors students provides special opportunities for project collaboration, studying together, and sharing intellectual and social growth. Service Through volunteering and/or service-learning courses, students can learn more about critical social and environmental issues that affect their community. Alumni Drop us a line to let us know what you are doing these days, and we'll be sure to let you know when there are events in Boone or your neighborhood that might interest you! AHA! The Appalachian Honors Association (AHA!) is the student-elected organization for The Honors College student body. Vanguard The Vanguard is a group of Honors students selected for their outstanding scholarship and service to The Honors College.