Texas Tech Horn Professor Wins National Award

Written by Megan Robare

The Texas Tech University Alpha Phi chapter of Sigma Delta Pi Honor Society has announced that a Horn Professor has been awarded the Order of Don Quijote.

Janet Pérez, Qualia Chair of Romance Languages, was honored by Sigma Delta Pi for her exceptional and meritorious service in the fields of Hispanic scholarship, the teaching of Spanish and the promotion of good relations between English-speaking countries and those of Spanish speech.

The Order of Don Quijote is the highest honor conferred by Sigma Delta Pi. Pérez has been a member of the honor society since 1964.

The induction ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. April 29 in room 001 of the Education Building. The public is welcome to attend and a reception will follow.

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CONTACT: Comfort Pratt, adviser, Sigma Delta Pi, College of Education, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-1997 ext. 237, or c.pratt@ttu.edu.