Winner of the 2023
Mario Vargas Llosa Award
Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, and the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) are pleased to announce that Anna Schmieding of Texas Tech University is the recipient of the 13th annual Mario Vargas Llosa Award, granted yearly to one undergraduate Spanish major or minor who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in all upper-division courses completed and exemplary involvement in extra-curricular activities as related to Spanish. Ms. Schmieding will be recognized formally at the 105th Annual Conference of the AATSP in Salamanca, Spain, during the AATSP’s Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. Congratulations to Anna Lee for this exceptional honor.