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James Lewis Family Miami Mock Trial Program Continues Legacy of Success

February 2013

Four Miami Mock Trial teams are continuing the Mockhawk tradition of excellence. The teams recently competed in two regionals tournaments with two teams headed to Pennsylvania to the regional hosted by Washington and Jefferson College in Washington PA, and two teams headed to the regional hosted by the University of Cincinnati. Miami again qualified the maximum of two teams per program permitted to advance beyond the regional tournaments and will compete March 22-24 for a spot in the national championship to be held in Washington, DC.

Individual Miami regional award winners were: Monika Mudd, John Spear, Katie Law, Ben Sandlin, Lauren Yates and Elias Demeropolis .The top Miami squad was the only team to finish the tournament undefeated with a record of 7-0-1.

The team is coached by Lawrence Hilton. Left to right:Lawrence Hilton; all-regional attorney Ben Sandlin, James Sayre, Elias Demeropolis with 1st place trophy, Najeeb Ahmed, Lauren Yates, Taylor Seay, and Lauren Corielle.