Spanish honor goes to Dominican student

St. Mary’s Dominican High School senior Victoria Liu received the Joseph Adams Senior Scholarship from the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH), an honor society for high school students studying Spanish or Portuguese. 

The $1,000 national scholarship is awarded to only 60 students who excel in Spanish from more than 2,400 SHH chapters across the United States. 

Students become eligible by being an inducted a member of the SHH and then submitting samples of their written and oral work in Spanish to a selection committee appointed by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Spanish teacher Claudia Vallejo is moderator of Dominican’s SHH Chapter.

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