About Rho Kappa

Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies. Any accredited public or private high school can apply for a local chapter, through which individuals will be inducted into Rho Kappa Honor Society. Rho Kappa provides national recognition and opportunities for exploration in the social studies. Through its sponsorship of Rho Kappa, NCSS hopes to encourage an interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the social studies. 

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NCSS Thanks Farmers Insurance for its Support of the Inaugural Year of Rho Kappa

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National Council for the Social Studies is the proud sponsor of Rho Kappa: The National Social Studies Honor Society


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