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Mock Trial State 2014

On behalf of the Arizona Foundation For Legal Services & Education and the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Arizona, congratulations to the following teams.

1st place University High Team 4

2nd place Brophy Team 3

3rd place St. Gregory

4th place Xavier Team 2

All State Team:

Mateusz Bendisz – Brophy Team 3

Alexis Carter – South Mountain (& $500 Scholarship Winner)

Rodrigo de la Torre – University Team 3 (& $200 Scholarship Winner)

Markaya Hill – South Mountain

Meghan Marner – Tanque Verde (& $300 Scholarship Winner)

Lee McMahon – Xavier Team 2

Grant Ross – St. Gregory

Logan Spahr – South Mountain

Justice Ryan Award – Stephanie Liu

A huge congratulations to all the teams that participating in state finals. A brilliant group of our next leaders!

Arizona School for the Arts Team 3

BASIS Flagstaff Team 1

Brophy Team 2

Brophy Team 3

Desert Mountain Team 1

Lake Havasu Team 1

Mountain Ridge

Northland Prep. Academy

South Mountain Team 1

St. Gregory Team 1

Tanque Verde Team 1

University High School Team 2

University High School Team 3

Xavier Team 2

Xavier Team 3

Xavier Team 4

New Arizona High School Mock Trial State Champion!

The 2013 Arizona High School Mock Trial State Champion is Mountain Ridge High School.  After participating in 4 rounds and a finals round against Xavier College Preparatory, before 7 judges, Mountain Ridge was awarded First Place Saturday night, March 23rd, at the Sandra Day O'Connor Federal Courthouse.  Second Place was awarded to Xavier (Phoenix), Third Place to Arizona School for the Arts (Phoenix), and 4th Place to University High School. (Tucson).  The All State Team members were:

Heidi Artigue (Chaparral) Who also won a $500 scholarship from the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel

Alexis Carter (South Mountain) Who also won a $300 scholarship from the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel

Madison Dodge (University) Who also won a $200 scholarship from the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel

Sarah Molinaro (Mountain Ridge)

Margo Evilsizor (Arizona School for the Arts)

Victoria Wisthoff (Xavier)

Jay Lusk (BASIS Flagstaff)

The winner of the Justice Ryan Special Award of Merit was Valerie DeLuca from Mountain Ridge.

Congratulations to all the students, teachers, and attorney coaches.  You make Arizona proud!!!

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Announcing the National Mock Trial Practicum Web Site!

The National High School Mock Trial Championship Board in partnership with Great River Technologies presents the NATIONAL MOCK TRIAL PRACTICUM WEBSITE

This valuable tool enhances the mock trial experience for students, teachers, and coaches.This dynamic website includes interactive exercises that allow students to test their knowledge of the trial process. It demonstrates opening statements, closing arguments, direct examinations, cross examinations, and much more. The site also includes flash cards, video clips, drag and drop exercises, and a discussion forum for students and coaches.

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For questions concerning the website or for a demo, please contact: Stacy Beyer, Acquisitions Manager

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