As a teacher at La Porte High School, Loyal Perlich was dedicated to helping his students develop skills in public speaking that would enable them to have the knowledge and confidence to pursue careers of their choice. Following the passing of Mr. Perlich, his son established the Loyal Perlich Outstanding Speaker Award to recognize outstanding speech and/or debate students at La Porte High School.
Selections shall be made by the La Porte High School Speech and Debate coaching staff. Each individual reviewing applications must sign a confidentiality agreement, and all information from the applications is kept in the strictest of confidence.
Award Notification Timeline
February 23, 2018 - Deadline for submission of portfolio of accomplishments to Mr. Wszolek at LPHS
February 24, 2018 – Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM.
Spring 2018 – Recipient will be announced and award presented at the annual Speech and Debate Society Banquet.
The applicant must:
1) be a student of La Porte High School
2) have completed a minimum of four semesters of participation in the competitive speech and/or debate program.
3) be a member of the National Speech and Debate Association
4) provide a portfolio of accomplishments in the forensics program
Recipient selection will be based upon: application, attitude, competition record, cooperation, ethical behavior, participation, professionalism, reliability, responsibility, and team contributions.
The following people are not eligible for scholarships administered by Unity Foundation of La Porte County: officers, directors, employees and members of a scholarship committee of Unity Foundation and their immediate families.
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