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 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 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.