HOBY South Carolina | COLLEGE FAIR
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SC Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Organization (SC HOBY) is VERY excited to invite you to our ANNUAL COLLEGE FAIR, where you will PREVIEW FIRST-HAND an incredible group of future community leaders . . . YOUR FUTURE GRADUATING CLASS! For over 30 years, SC HOBY Leadership Seminars have served almost 4,000 high school sophomores from all over SC!

THINK OF THIS… you will be meeting a cross-section of the TOP SOPHOMORE students, who will be a member of high school Graduating Classes from all over SC in just 2 YEARS! You will have a chance to provide them with a first-hand, early networking opportunity at this historic SC HOBY SOPHOMORE MECCA! Come see SC HOBY in action, learning how we mold SC HOBY Ambassadors into the foundation leaders of your incoming freshman college class!

Times & Details

You will be provided with a table and 2 chairs, able to share your recruitment strategy, & pass out university promotional material to invited families, students, and leaders (500+)! You are then invited to attend our OPENING SESSION to witness why SC HOBY is still the premier leadership seminar for sophomores, after 34 years!!!

SC HOBY hosts this ANNUAL FAIR to kick-off the annual SC HOBY Leadership Seminar! The fair is always scheduled on the first day (e.g., Friday) of the 3-day weekend seminar. Booth set-up for the fair starts promptly at 8:00 am that morning! Anyone wanting to set up the night before, or needing more set-up time is to request it by emailing schobyorg@gmail.com. The College Fair is then open from 8:30-10:30 am that morning, for the parents and sophomores, along with SC HOBY Alumni, volunteers, & leaders, to visit and learn more about your academic institution!

Each year SC HOBY Volunteers create an awesome “College Fair,” set up and designed to house 500+ individuals!  What an exciting interaction between SC HOBY leaders, volunteers, alumni, college counselors, parents and Ambassadors; as we all network to prepare these students with the best foot forward into “managing” their futures!

PLEASE PRINT THE 2018 COLLEGE INVITATION which contains more details for your review!!


There are many benefits to attending the SC HOBY COLLEGE FAIR:

  • Partner with SC HOBY to continue to educate young leaders about the college preparation process
  • Receive a complete mailing list of all SC HOBY ATTENDEES and their families
  • Have a chance to attend the OPENING SESSION of a SC HOBY Leadership Seminar
  • Receive a copy of the ANNUAL SC HOBY PROGRAM BOOK
  • Recieve a listing in the ANNUAL SC HOBY PROGRAM BOOK
  • Receive free advertising on SC HOBY WEBSITE, once it is up and running

Registration Procedure

Colleges and Universities are asked to register as soon as possible, as we are almost at capacity and we will have a WAITING LIST for our 2019 COLLEGE FAIR! PLEASE PRINT AND COMPLETE the 2018 COLLEGE REGISTRATION FORM.

Then, either fax, mail, or email, along with your registration fee, using the following contact information:

  • SC HOBY Fax Number – (864) 752-0701,
  • SC HOBY HOME Address – SC HOBY College Fair Registration, 322 Pineland Meadows Rd, Belton, SC 29627
  • SC HOBY Email Addressschobyorg@gmail.com

Credit Card Charges – Call (336) 312-1426 and speak to Donna DiIanni, Director of Finance, SC HOBY. She will securely take and submit your charge, along with mailing a receipt.
Feel free to submit your completed registration form via fax or email to secure your spot. Your registration fee of $250 can be mailed to the above address, or charged to a credit card by calling the above phone number.

Cooperative Advertising!!

SC HOBY IS SEEKING COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY PROMOTIONAL ITEMS to be used in cooperative advertising in a very special way for us to say thank you for all you do to make our seminar very successful!   We are authorized to use College/University Promotional items as GIVE-A-WAYS and RAFFLE items and for ADVERTISING THROUGHOUT our entire weekend!

  • OPTION A – We will be collecting T-Shirts, Kazoos, Stress Balls, lanyards, pens, pencils, rulers, banners, pendants, sweat-shirts, etc. to be used in a very unique marketing opportunity as GIVE-A-WAYS and RAFFLES throughout the weekend! Do not miss contributing to this special POOL of GIFTS to be shared with the SOPHOMORES ATTENDING!!
  • OPTION B – We are also collecting COLLEGE PENDANTS to be displayed annually at the front of our stage/auditorium set-up! This is a great way get free advertising through out the weekend and year (Pictures in our Annual Program Book). Parents, Sophomores, Alumni, Leaders, & Volunteers, will all see during our Sunday SC HOBY CLOSING PROGRAM (attended by 500+ individuals) which colleges are networking with networking with their students!

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF BOTH OPTIONS BY MAILING ITEMS TO: SC HOBY College Fair Registration, 322 Pineland Meadows Rd, Belton, SC 29627. Address any questions on this project to Donna DiIanni at schobyorg@gmail.com!

See You Soon!!