Dominican Holds Spanish Honor Society Induction

St. Mary’s Dominican High inducted 31 students into Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, Chapter Las Adelitas, established this fall. Spanish teacher and moderator Claudia Vallejo said the students selected the name, “Las Adelitas,” in honor of the women who participated in the Mexican Revolution as commanders, soldiers, and nurses.

Spanish Honor Society membership requirements include: enrollment in an upper level Spanish class (Spanish III and Spanish AP); completion of at least three semesters of Spanish (former Spanish III students and Spanish AP students can be eligible as Associate Members); an overall GPA of 85% or higher; a cumulative Spanish average of 3.5 or higher from all previous courses founded. The Spanish Honor Society, founded in 1953 by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, is for the students of North American secondary schools. The motto of the Society is “All Together.”


St. Mary’s Dominican High School students inducted into the Spanish Honor Society (Kneeling, from left): Emma Barnes, Vivian Liu, Lorissa Gallardo, Abbey Monzon, Madelyn DeRamus, and Gabrielle Duhe. Middle Row: Alexandra Schexnayder, Kathryn Valldejuli, Indya Taylor, Haley Williams, Hannah Cao, Sara A. Miller, Paige Wilson, Dina Alawamleh, Ashtyn Darbonne, Virginia Babin, Lyndsey Jones, and Zoee Hunter. Back Row: Victoria Liu, Kayla Cook, Catherine Carpenter, Jennifer Yrle, Hallie Matherne, Tai Sutherland, Katherine Mazzanti, Olivia Singleton, Elena Bateman, Tia Peck, and Clara Garcia. Not Pictured: Corinne Ferry and Mia Nguyen.