Past SHH Scholarship Winners

In the spirit of its mission, each year the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica contributes more than $160,000 in awards to student members of the SHH, chapters, sponsors, and other SHH officers. The majority of the award money is provided to student members in the form of College Scholarships given to 60 high school seniors and Student Travel Awards given to 24 high school juniors.

SHH Junior Travel Award to Ecuador

Christine Fleming, Niles North H.S., Susan Ranft (sponsor)

SHH Senior Scholarship 2020 Winners

$2000 Edgar Castillo, Northside College Prep H.S., (Robert Blease y Janet Torres sponsors)

$1000 Alexandra Brist, De La Salle Institute, (Maria Maldonado sponsor)

$1000 Eva Eberhardt, Marist High School, (Clare Jorgensen sponsor)

$1000 Hannah Frazer, Highland Park H.S., (Nairy Hagopian sponsor)

$1000 Celeste Xu, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, (Raquel Antillera sponsor)

Bertie Green Junior Travel Award

Each year twenty-four travel awards are awarded to high school juniors who are members of SHH. The students travel to a country or region of the Spanish-speaking world; the departure date for the trip is generally scheduled for mid-July.

Bertie Green Junior Travel Award Winners 2020:

Alexandra Pomrening, Lyons Township High School, (Margaret Hellermann, sponsor)

Guadalupe Quiñones, Northside College Prep HS (Robert Blease y Janet Torres, sponsors)

Abigael Parrish, Niles North High School (Susan Ranft, sponsor)

*Trip postponed till 2021, then cancelled due to pandemic

Joseph Adams Senior Scholarship Award

Each year the SHH awards twelve $2,000 and forty-eight $1000 scholarships to graduating senior members of SHH. In 2017, Chicago-area scholarship winners were:

Charmee Kamdar; Niles North High School; Skokie, IL; Susan Ranft, sponsor

Isaac Nava; Highland Park High School; Highland Park, IL; Deborah Lewicki and Nairy Hagopian, sponsors

Maria Arreola; Marist High School; Chicago, IL; Erica Nathan-Gamauf, sponsor