LA County Mock Trial Helen Bernstein Teacher Tribute Award

2019 Helen Bernstein Tribute Award Recipient

David Waterhouse - Harvard-Westlake School



The Helen Bernstein Tribute Award was established in 1997 as an annual award to honor outstanding Los Angeles County Mock Trial Teachers.

To be eligible for the Helen Bernstein Tribute Award, the nominee must meet the following criteria:

  • A minimum of 5 years of Mock Trial involvement
  • Demonstration of a capacity to inspire learning and to motivate
  • A history of emphasizing good sportsmanship and citizenship skills

To nominate a teacher, submit a completed Helen Bernstein Tribute Award Nomination Form along with a minimum of 3 letters of recommendation from students, faculty, parents, judges, or anyone else involved in the Mock Trial Program by November 15, 2020. The award will be presented at the Los Angeles County Mock Trial Award Ceremony in December after the final rounds.