A Toast of Praise to Senior Victoria Liu, recipient of the Joseph Adams Senior Scholarship from the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH), an honor society for high school students studying Spanish or Portuguese. The scholarship recognizes her dedication to the study of Spanish and excellent skills in that language.
This national award of a $1,000 scholarship is awarded to only 60 students from over 2,400 SHH chapters across the United States. Students become eligible by being an inducted 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 Mrs. Claudia Vallejo is moderator of Dominican’s SHH Chapter.