San Marin eNews - San Marin's Mock Trial Team, led by volunteer adviser, Attorney Chris Sheron, finished the 2014 Competition on Saturday, but the final standings were not yet available at press time. Over consecutive Saturdays, the Mustangs competed in 4 murder trials in the case of People vs. Rae Concha, winning against Branson and Redwood, but falling to Marin Catholic and 18-time defending Champion Tamalpais by very narrow margins.
The entire San Marin team performed brilliantly, with the following Mustangs receiving special recognition:
Lauren Bollinger (Senior) won the County Courtroom Journalist Competition and will represent Marin County and San Marin High School at the State Competition in March in San Jose.
Jason Freeberg (Senior)--Outstanding Pretrial Attorney AwardScott Sheron (Junior)--Outstanding Defense Trial Attorney Award
Tommy Doherty (Junior)--Outstanding Witness Award as Police Officer
Bilal Mubarak (Sophomore)--Outstanding Prosecution Trial Attorney Award
The top 2 teams were Tam and Terra Linda, who competed in the finals Saturday afternoon to see who will represent Marin County at the State Finals. Winner of the state represents California at Nationals in Wisconsin in May.
San Marin Mock Trial Team continues to be one of the most competitive teams in the County in this outstanding academic extracurricular competition. Parents and students interested in the Mock Trial Program should look for information in San Marin eNews or check with San Marin High School at the start of the school year next fall. Great job Mustangs!