Membership Criteria

  • Membership criteria includes completion of four semesters of a social science, an overall 3.5 GPA or higher, and a minimum 3.25 GPA in social science courses. We are looking for applicants who not only demonstrate high academic achievement, but also civic engagement in the school or community and have a strong interest in the social sciences.


    We send out invitations to qualified students twice a year. 

    • Fall - 11th and 12th Grade Students

    • Spring - 10th and 11th Grade Students


Honor Cords

  • In order to be eligible to purchase an honor cord for graduation, the following criteria have been established:

    • Membership in Rho Kappa for a minimum of one year.

    • A total of 5 hours of social science related community service. This must be done through two different events/organizations.

    • No more than 3 unexcused absences at club meetings.

  • The following students have completed their 5 hours of civic engagement and will be eligible to wear an honor cord for graduation.

    Shelvie Mae Bumanglag
    Melanie Reynolds
    Minsung Kang
    Andres Barrera
    Justin Delara
    Grace Handler
    Brooke Larson
    Nathaniel Tinh
    Maverick Villon
    Olivia Wojahn
    Ethan Johnstone
    Alyssa Mae Legaspi
    Phoenix Gulgulian
    Robert Agnew
    Gabrielle Graak
    Reina Hastings
    AnnaKate Gibson
    Jonathan Galan
    Anjali Sivanandan