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March 23, 2018 - Middle School Mock Trial


Teams from Hendrick, Robinson, Schimelpfenig and Wilson Middle Schools participated in the eighth grade mock trial competition on February 16 and 17 at the Collin County Courthouse in McKinney. One Robinson Middle School team advanced to the semi-final rounds and won second place. 

Robinson Middle School, Second Place

  • Mithun Balasubramanian, witness
  • Aayush Bhakkad, witness
  • Din Hadzidedic, witness
  • Niha Kishan, witness
  • Reanna Selvaraj, witness
  • Caitlyn Spooner, witness
  • Emma Szabo, witness
  • Liana Szabo, attorney 
  • Avni Vallab, attorney
  • Sponsor: Erin Anderson, Robinson PACE / Texas History teacher

Student Awards:

Hendrick Middle School Student Awards

  • Garrett Atchley, best witness award
  • Arbaaz Karim, best attorney award
  • Jackson Rowland, two best attorney awards
  • Mackenzie Taveira, two best witness awards
  • Jailyne Walker, best attorney award
  • Sponsor: Karen Horne, Hendrick PACE / History teacher

Robinson Middle School Student Awards

  • Aayush Bhakkad, two best witness awards
  • Brianna Day, two best attorney awards
  • Sarah Kelly, best witness award
  • Caroline Marcotte, best witness award
  • Emma Szabo, best witness award
  • Liana Szabo, three best attorney awards
  • Sponsor: Erin Anderson, Robinson PACE / Texas History teacher

Schimelpfenig Middle School Student Awards

  • Charles Hou, best attorney award
  • Michelle Kallas, best witness award
  • Praachi Khandekar, best witness award
  • Anushka Kumar, best attorney award
  • Louis Li, best witness award
  • Caroline St. John, best attorney award
  • Bhanaviya Venkat, two best attorney awards
  • Sponsor: Clay Wheeler, Schimelpfenig Theatre/Speech teacher 

Wilson Middle School Student Awards

  • David Sisson, best attorney award
  • Harshal Bharatia, best attorney award
  • Cayla Hennessy, best witness award
  • Sylvia Schulte, best witness award
  • Isabella McKenzie, best witness award
  • Sponsor: David Morales, Robinson PACE teacher