Mock Trial Powers Through to the Elite Eight!

Earlier today, Wheatley’s Mock Trial Team powered through the Sweet 16 round to earn a spot in the Elite Eight! This round’s victory was particularly sweet, as it was agains the Plainview Old Bethpage team — the same school that defeated Wheatley’s team in last year’s finals!

Congratulations to the team members:

Prosecution

Attorneys:

  • Lianna Golden
  • Jacob Chimerine
  • Jakob Gilbert

Witnesses:

  • Jacob Ribotsky
  • Caroline Crimmins
  • Brooke Schwartz

Defense

Attorneys:

  • Andrew Hirsch
  • Rebecca Sparacio
  • Jakob Gilbert

Witnesses:

Sam Avila-Frank

Brett Katz

Emily Wang

Alternates:

  • Adam Rosenzweig
  • Emily Yagoda
  • Derek Gilbert
  • Maggie Carrodo (Official Timekeeper)
  • Mahesh Pitchayan
  • Michelle Raja

The students are led by our Mock Trial Advisor, Ms. Theryn Gibbons!

Congratulations to the entire team as students advance to the next round!

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