Tower Hill's Mock Trial team placed an impressive 10th among the 28 high school teams in the state at the annual Mock Trial State Championship on Feb. 23 and 24. This year's criminal case involved art theft, andDavid Goodman '18 and Destiny Smith '20earned"Best Witness" gavel awards. The team was coached by John Malik, Chip Sheridan and Joelle Polesky.
This year's team consisted primarily of Mock Trial "veterans," and much of the team's preparation involved biweekly practices and scrimmages. The team comprised of attorneysHita Kambhamettu '18,Michael Malik '18,Celia Habgood '18,Bennett Fort '19 andSarah Bohenek '19,as well as witnessesDavid Goodman '18,Alex Laperriere '19,Destiny Smith '20,Grace Diehl '20 andCassidy Malik '20. The team's seniors — Hita, Michael, Celia and David — wish next year's team the best of luck!