WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS?
The San Mateo County Chapter of OCA is accepting applications for its
premier “Speak and Lead with Pride” program, a hands-on course designed
to teach the art of public speaking and leadership skills to high school
students who may not have had any previous training. After completion
of the 6-week course, participants will gain self-confidence with enhanced
public speaking and leadership abilities. The course concludes with a
recognition ceremony and speech competition for a $500 cash prize.
||Six Saturdays, 10am - Noon, all in 2017
Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 18, Feb 25, Mar 4 & Mar 11,
Final Speech Competition & Recognition Ceremony – tentatively scheduled for Thursday, Mar 16, 6-7:30pm
||Foster City Recreation Center
Due to the nature of the course, space is limited. So please apply early.
Applicants should be high school students who identify as being Asian Pacific American. Applicants must also commit to attend all six Saturday classes plus the Recognition Ceremony and Speech Contest, tentatively scheduled for the evening of March 16. In addition, we are planning to have a Regional Speech Contest with our Sacramento chapter on a Saturday in mid September, 2017.
Applicants must submit a recommendation letter from their school counselor or teacher and their latest school transcript.
Applications and more information are available from your school counselor or by clicking on the following links
Application Flyer in MS/Office Word Format
Application Flyer in Adobe PDF Format
Deadline to apply: Thursday, December 15, 2016
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