Mock Trial News
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.
COST: $100 per team (up to 8 students) $10 per each additional team member
For questions concerning the website or for a demo, please contact: Stacy Beyer, Acquisitions Manager