The Wallenpaupack Area High School Mock Trial Team placed second out of eleven teams at the Monore County Mock Trial Invitational on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Pocono Mountain East High School.
The students played the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a case that involved criminal charges of Possession With Intent To Deliver against a defendant. The team completed the day with three wins over teams from East Stroudsburg Notre Dame, Valley View, and Hazleton. The only loss on the day was to eventual tournament champion Hazleton High School. Attorney Ben Gendelman was named to the All Tournament Team.
The team now begins preparation for the Statewide Mock Trial competition of a civil case involving high school athletics and performance enhancing drugs. The Honorable Alan Cooper serves as Attorney Advisor for the team.