Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, and the
American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) are
pleased to announce that Juan Esteban Villegas of Montclair State
University is the inaugural recipient of the Mario Vargas Llosa Award.
The Award is granted yearly to one undergraduate Spanish major or minor
who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in all upper-division
courses completed as well as exemplary involvement in extra-curricular
activities as related to Spanish. Mr. Villegas will be recognized
formally at the 93rd Annual Conference of the AATSP in Washington, D.C.
during the awards banquet on Friday, July 8, 2011. Congratulations to
Mr. Villegas for this exceptional honor.