The Upper School's Mock Trial team competed in the Region 3 competition over the weekend, earning second place and qualifying the team for the district competition.
The regional competition, held at the Emory University School of Law, is comprised of three rounds of arguing for either the prosecution or defense. The team finished second out of nine participating schools.
In addition to placing second, three students received individual awards. Catherine Wang '20 won twice for Outstanding Attorney in the second and third rounds. George Alford '20 won Outstanding Attorney and Melanie Zhang '23 won Outstanding Witness in the first round.
The district competition will take place Saturday, February 22. The top 48 teams statewide will compete at the district level to be one of 16 teams to advance to the state finals.