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Rho Kappa (Large)

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Rho Kappa 2016-17 Club Officers

President: Kaitlyn Anderson

Vice President: Brandon Boies

Senior Secretary: TBD

Junior Secretary: TBD

Treasurer: TBD

Historian: TBD

About Rho Kappa

Rho Kappa (PK) is the Social Studies Honor Society for University High School, with chapters throughout the State of Florida and across the United States.  Rho Kappa is a nationally-recognized honor society, associated with both the national and Florida Council for the Social Studies.  It is designed to recognize achievment and excellence in the discipline of social studies at the high school level.  Rho Kappa is open to juniors and seniors only according to the criteria specified below.

Juniors.  Juniors must be currently enrolled in an academic social studies course, with a minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA in all social studies classes, and overall 3.0.  To maintain membership, juniors must continue to pursue academic social studies courses, working toward a minimum of 3 credits by the end of their senior year, while maintaining the minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA, and overall 3.0.

Seniors.  Seniors must be currently enrolled in an academic social studies course, with a minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA in all social studies classes, and overall 3.0.  Seniors must complee 3 credits by the end of the year.  Seniors must maintain a minimum 3.5 unweighted grade point average throughout those courses.

Qualifying Courses Offered at UHS

AP Human Geography
Psychology I and II
American Government (all levels)
World History (all levels)
American History (all levels)
Economics (all levels)

This is a sample list of qualifying courses.  Students who take qualifying courses at Daytona State College or similar institutions are welcome to apply.  For students coming from other high schools, other social studies courses may apply.  Virtual School courses are not eligible.

Club Sponsors

Joe Ruggiero and Veronica Kennedy are the sponsors for Rho Kappa, although this is a social studies department honor society and our entire department takes pride in its members and activities. If you have any questions about Rho Kappa or have suggestions on an activity that you would like us to get involved with, please do not hesitate to contact either of us at [email protected] or [email protected].