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Tracy High School team wins San Joaquin County Mock Trial
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Tracy High School team wins San Joaquin County Mock Trial

STOCKTON - The verdict is in - Tracy High School was victorious over Venture Academy Family of Schools in the Championship Round of the San Joaquin County Mock Trial Monday and will move on to compete in the California State competition March 25-27. Both teams’ prosecution and defense teams went head to head to earn the prized spot in Riverside, CA.

The final championship round of the San Joaquin County Mock Trial competition took place Feb. 28 at the Wentworth Education Center of the San Joaquin County Office of Education in Stockton.

The rounds were followed by a reception and awards ceremony announcing the winning team.

First-Place team: Tracy High School, Tracy Unified School District

Second-Place team: Venture Academy Family of Schools, San Joaquin County Office of Education

First-Place plaque for journalism: Quiran Xie, Tracy High, Tracy Unified School District

Much appreciation goes to the judges and attorneys who took time to assist with the Mock Trials: Judge George J. Abdallah, Jr., Judge Elizabeth Humphreys, Judge Barbara Kronlund, Judge Lauren Thomasson, Judge William J. Murray, Jr., Judge Roger Ross, Judge Brett Morgan, Judge Terence Van Oss, Ed Busuttil, Marci Arredondo, Caitlin Casey, Cindy DeSilva, Kristine Kroger, Dorothy Mead, Michael Mulvihill, Jennifer Perkins, Gil Somera, Ted McGarvey, Robert Martinelli, Dave Knudsen, Paul Schultz, and Sam Behar.

Special thanks goes to Edward J. Busuttil, Assistant District Attorney and Terry Costa, Senior Judicial Secretary, Superior Court, County of San Joaquin for their valuable behind-the-scenes assistance.

The event was co-sponsored by the San Joaquin County Bar Association and the San Joaquin County Office of Education in cooperation with the Constitutional Rights Foundation.

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