This weekend King’s High School’s Mock Trial team traveled to Yale University for the Yale Mock Trial Bulldog Invitational. This event is designed to bring some of the nation’s best high school mock trial teams to compete against one another in a tournament while fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation for mock trial.
The invitational featured two parts; a dynamic, two-part workshop series taught by the Yale Mock Trial Association, as well as a four-round tournament for the high school teams to compete in. Each round consisted of a panel of attorneys as judges and at the end of the rounds, the panel provided each team with insightful feedback.
This year King’s High School sent 13 students, led by Marian Morris and Paul Brown, to compete in the tournament. The Knights had a superb showing, placing 4th overall and Senior Wesley Bahng was named “Best Witness” at the prestigious event.
“A trip like this epitomizes inspiring hearts and equipping minds,” said Mrs. Morris. “Their performance demonstrates the equipping of minds and when a student says ‘I want to go back to school and study harder because I believe I can do this,’ that is inspiring.”