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HISPANIC HONOR SOCIETY WINS NATIONAL AWARD

CHARLESTON, SC (Jan. 24)--For the third year in a row The Citadel's Tau Iota chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, has been granted the national Honor Chapter Award by the Executive Council.

     The award is granted annually to approximately 15 of the 475 chapters in the United States. The Citadel's Tau Iota chapter distinguished itself from competing colleges by publishing the nationally recognized "El Cid" newsletter. The group is also active in coordinating the regional Annual Poetry Contest in conjunction with the Hispanic American Society of Charleston.

     The Tau Iota chapter, led by Cadet Paul Buceti and advised by Dr. Mark DelMastro of The Citadel's Modern Languages department, promotes an appreciation of Hispanic language, culture, and literature.

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