Congratulations to Prospect High School’s Mock Trial team who won the Santa Clara County Mock Trial Tournament on Wednesday, February 13.
This year, the Santa Clara County Mock Trial Tournament featured more than 500 students from 22 high schools. After seven rounds of competition and a final round, which lasted more than two hours, Prospect High School’s team emerged victorious against Saint Francis High School. Their success marks the first win for the school in four years.
The team will advance to compete against 37 county winners at the state tournament in the 38th Annual California Mock Trial Finals on March 22-24 in Sacramento.
The winning team includes: Blake Biala, Eula Billaut, Amelia Ditzler, Maral Khoyazim, Vatsal Kumar, Carmen Le, Casey Lei, Aniket Mahajan, Ashley Oh, Matthew Pendo, Chithra Rajan, Eric Scoles, Deepika Senthil, Shanaz Shakur, Nidhi Shinde, Athena Shiravi, Akshay Thakur, Eric Wang, and Mia Wercinski.
The team was coached by Stephen Smith (Teacher), Marisa Cantone (Teacher), and Dan Taylor (Attorney).