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Feb. 16, 2019 - Collin County Bar Association 8th Grade Mock Trial Competition

Teams from Hendrick, Robinson, Schimelpfenig and Wilson Middle Schools participated in the eighth grade Mock Trial Competition on February 15 and 16 at the Collin County Courthouse in McKinney. One Hendrick Middle School team advanced to the semi-final rounds.

Teacher sponsors are: Karen Horne, Hendrick Middle School; Leslie Luce, Robinson Middle School; Kelly Schumacher, Schimelpfenig Middle School and Lisa Scott, Wilson Middle School. Individual awards winners during the competition are: 

Hendrick Middle School

  • Joaquin Alvarez, best witness
  • Charlie Bailey, best attorney
  • Jayden Bluitt, best witness
  • Erin Galicha, best attorney

Hendrick MS Mock Trial Team

Hendrick Middle School Mock Trial team with sponsor and judges: Front row: Robert Lamb (attorney coach); Quinn Harper; Erin Galicha; Imani Maddox (blue jacket); Jayden Bluitt; Karen Horne (Hendrick Middle School, Mock Trial sponsor); Jehan Amir Hamzah; Joaquin Alvarez; Nina Cairo; Nadine Al-Amine and Dan Morris (attorney coach) Back row: Setareh Lesan (orange jacket); Piper Thornburg; Lola Rajoelina; Charlie Bailey; J. P. Gauthier; Lindsay Milheron; Haley Peichel and Rian Bennink.

Robinson Middle School

  • Mason Baxter, (2) outstanding witness awards
  • Julie Duan, outstanding lawyer award
  • Phoena Lin, (2) outstanding lawyer awards
  • Preston Phillips, outstanding witness award

Schimelpfenig Middle School

  • Amit Konda, outstanding lawyer award
  • Kyle Letterer, outstanding lawyer award
  • Taylor Ramsey, (2) outstanding witness awards
  • Shravan Sreenivasan, outstanding lawyer award
  • Pavitra Sugatan, (2) outstanding witness awards

Wilson Middle School

  • Nicole Nguyen, best witness award
  • Liam Watson, (2) best witness awards

Wilson MS team and sponsors

Wilson Middle School Mock Trial Team - Front row: Lisa Scott (Mock Trial sponsor), Nik McMenamy, Avery Newberg, Briohny Dycus, Alina Melcer, Kyndall Ramby, Jillian Grandinetti and Middle row: Ryan Faidley, Bella Lopez, Nicole Nguyen, Robert Stevenson, Nayla Morshed, Angela Liu, Arianny De Leon, Ryan Killian (Mock Trial sponsor) and Back row: Emma Johnson, Jaxon Casey, Liam Watson, Jack Dobrott and Greg Martinez.