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Upper School Mock Trial Team Wins Regionals, Finishes Third in the State

Monday, February 27, 2017

Heathwood’s Upper School Mock Trial Team notched a stellar performance in regional competition on February 25, clinching a berth in the state competition by winning the Sumter Region, and sweeping the Best Attorney and Best Witness awards in every round.

Team members Marra Edwards and Emma Shealy both were named Judges’ Choice for Best Attorney and Alyce Petit and Wallace Stuckey were honored as Judges’ Choice for Best Witness. Marra, Alyce, and Lexie Colwell also received Peers’ Choice Best Attorney Awards, while Emma and Wallace were selected as Best Witnesses by their peers.

Facing off against the 12 best teams in the state on March 10-11, the team had an impressive third-place finish. Alyce Petit and Marra Edwards won Judges' Choice for Best Attorney and Marra, Alyce, and Wallace Stuckey were awarded Judges' Choice for Best Witness.