Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica

  • The Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica 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. At present there are over 2,900 national and international chapters of the SHH.

    The mission of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica is to recognize high school achievement in Spanish and Portuguese and to promote interest in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian studies.

    Eligibility requirements

    • Eligible students will be determined as those in Spanish III or above with an overall cumulative 3.50 grade point average or higher, as well as an “A” average in Spanish III, IV, V or VI; or an overall cumulative 3.25 grade point average or higher, as well as a “B” average in Spanish IV or Spanish V and passing the Spanish AP Exam with a minimum score of three.
    • Each student must have a minimum of 25 community service hours.
    • Must have completed the third year or higher of Spanish language classes at TABS.
    • Must have a behavioral record free from suspension, instances of academic dishonesty (i.e. plagiarism), and/or a pattern of inappropriate behavior AND follow FWISD student code of conduct.
    • Students who wish to become members must apply during the academic year in which they receive an application. Invitations/applications from previous years will not be accepted.

    Please contact Ms. Zambrano or Ms. Zagal for more information.