Orange High School Advances Six Teams to Mock Trial Regionals
Orange High School competed in the District Mock Trial Competition on January 18, 2019 at the Cleveland Justice Center and advanced six of seven teams to the Regional Tournament. This is the most number of teams advancing to regionals ever and includes an all 9th-grade team. The six teams now move on to Regional Competition on Friday, February 15, 2019. The only team that did not advance was knocked out because it faced another Orange team in the competition. Students received 22 individual awards for outstanding performances as attorneys and witnesses.
Receiving awards as Outstanding Attorneys were Anna Brateanu (twice), Katie Brateanu, Katie Hoover, Jackson Leb, Lyla Berns (twice), Aidan Sterns, Nicolle Yankelevich , Dayna Rapkin, Sophie Newman, and Lindsey Rosenblatt.
Receiving awards as Outstanding Witnesses were Zoey Yelsky, Leora Joseph, Elana Rubanenko (twice), Allie Ahn, Peyton Weiss, Alex Proles, Robert Miron, Sophie Newman, and Sami Greenwald.