Miguel Valiente Prize

The Miguel Valiente Prise is awarded to the best third year student essay or initiative in promoting Spanish culture. Miguel Valiente was a principal tutor in Spanish at La Trobe from 1973-1978 and he is remembered warmly for creating a Student Spanish Theatre Group – El Tragaluz. Miguel was also a guest commentator on Spanish radio and actor with the Spanish National Radio Drama Company and a regular contributor to Australia’s SBS radio. The Miguel Valiente Prize is generously funded by Spanish Program Honorary Associate, Peter Gerrand.