Thursday, March 04, 2010

McIntosh Mock Trial Team Headed for State Finals

The mock trial team at McIntosh High has become the second in the school system’s history to advance to the state competition.

The team won the regional championship competing against Sandy Creek High and Starr’s Mill High (the first team to compete at the state level last year), in addition to three Newton County schools. McIntosh is one of 16 schools in the state that will compete in the Georgia Mock Trail Competition at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center March 13-14.

Team members include Christina Bowman, Femi Brinson, Moroni DeMoors, Dalton Hoyer, Maragaret Jones, Zainab Kamara, Evan McCloskey, Taylor Morgan, Cailin O’Brien, Hope Slaughter, Maegan Stalvey, Rachel White, and Matthew Winn. The primary school coach is Marcus Broadhead and the attorney coach is Brandon Taylor.

The winner of the state tournament will represent Georgia in the national competition May 5-9 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania competing against 42 state champion teams from across the country and around the world.

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