Spanish National Honor Society
What is the history of the Spanish National Honor Society?
The SHH is an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and/or Portuguese, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). The SHH was formally organized as the Spanish National Honor Society in 1953. The name was changed to Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica in 1959.
What are the requirements to be in the Spanish National Honor Society?
To be inducted as a member of the Spanish National Honor Society a student must have a minimum cumulative average of 3.0, As and Bs in Spanish classes and be enrolled in a Spanish class at or above Spanish 4. One must remain enrolled in a Spanish class senior year in order to remain a member of the Honor Society.
What are the key benefits of being a member of the Spanish National Honor Society?
- Increases awareness of Spanish culture. If you are passionate about all things Spanish, then being an SNHS member is a rewarding decision.
- Becoming part of a prestigious society.
- Gain access to research grants.
- Builds a better resume and profile.
- Benefits the local and global community.
Based on the information, here is our review:
Our first observation is: that there is not an extensive amount of information regarding the benefits of this society, although they list fairly general ones.
Our second observation was: that this society is for people who excel in both Spanish and Portuguese.
Our third observation was: that this society was formed in the 1950’s, meaning it's a newer honor society than other longer-standing ones on most campuses.