Orange High School Mock Trial Team competed well in the Regional Competition at the Old Courthouse in Downtown Cleveland on February 10, 2017 and is sending two teams to the State Competition. Teams Everest, Fuji and Olympus Mons represented Orange in the Regional Competition. Team Everest and Team Fuji were selected to advance to the State Competition this March in Columbus, Ohio. The OHS Mock Trial Team also earned several top individual awards including, Best Attorneys: Madeline Carek, Michal Davis, Sophie Egar, Tamara Joseph, and Carrie Wager; and Best Witnesses: Rachel Dubyak, Tamara Joseph, Jordan Leb, and Andrew Swift.
OHS Team Fuji consists of Captain Rachel Dubyak along with her team of Michael Litt, Tamara Joseph, Sophie Egar, Amina Basharat, Ethan Hsi, Megan Roth, and Vicky Popritkin. OHS Team Everest consists of Captain Carrie Wager along with her team of Shelby Sonkin, Rachel Blum, Jordan Leb, Gabe Sugerman, Andrew Swift, Joan Moore, Michal Davis, and Jamie Posner. OHS Team Olympus Mons consists of Captain Madeline Carek along with her team of Anita Krishnan, Karen Wu, Mickey Harris, Tyler Stiggers, Cameron Carter, Rebecca Goldfarb, Sam Jackson, Emilie Cohn, Reese Murphy, and Maria Burdjalov. The OHS Mock Trial Team won the State Competition last year.