St. Mary's Ryken mock trial team wins regionals

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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Members of the St. Mary's Ryken Mock Trial Team stand with participating judges, front row from left, Jose Ablen, John Houser, Daniel Burke, Ryan Fleming, Kristina Mooney, Josh Wagner, Tara Hamilton, Alexa Woods, teacher/coach, Leeanne Carr, Ryan Kelley, back row from left, Judge Crystal D. Mittelstaedt, Judge Tiffany C. Hanna-Anderson, attorney/coach Samuel C. P. Baldwin Jr., Judge James P. Salmon and Judge E. Gregory Wells after the team won the finals of the Seventh Judicial Circuit Regional High School Mock Trial Competition held at the Circuit Court in Upper Marlboro. St. Mary's Ryken emerged from a field of 33 public and private schools in Southern Maryland. In the championship round, St. Mary's Ryken competed against Bowie High School. St. Mary's Ryken now advances to the state finals for the second consecutive year.