Glenwood High students grab state mock trial honors
Two Glenwood Springs High School students won individual awards as two of the three Glenwood mock trial teams competed in the Colorado state mock trial championship over the weekend.
Glenwood’s first team, comprised of junior and senior students coached by Charlie Willman, took third place overall.
Students Libby Claasen and Grace Oliver took awards for Best Witness and Best Attorney at the state tournament as part of Glenwood’s second team, comprised of mostly sophomore students. That team, coached by deputy District Attorney Zac Parsons, took eighth place overall.
The two teams triumphed over high school mock trial teams from Rifle, New Castle and Grand Junction at the regional tournament in Glenwood Springs Feb. 23.
Students on Glenwood’s first team include Annika Bucchin, Taylor Calton, Anna Carrington, Reed Flentge, Brittany Gutierrez, Pilar Melendez, Linnaea Petterson and Kate Shanahan.
The second team includes Bridget Carrington, Libby Claassen, Omar De La Cruz, Jaymin Kanzer, Kate Malloy, William Ransom Marshall, Grace Oliver, Nicole Powell, Sophia Vigil and Lily Webber.
Glenwood High School’s freshman mock trial team, coached by Isabel Carlson, made a strong showing at the regional competition but did not compete in the state championship.
That team included Yarrow Attor, Helen Bolton, Hannah Feeney, Paige Flentge, Julian Ingle-Lewis, Alicia Lowe, J, Madelyn Mintz, Sofia Mohl, Asher Owensby and Cooper Proctor.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
5PointVoices presenta un espacio segura para la autoexpresión de estudiantes entre de la cinematografía
Diez estudiantes senior en la escuela secundaria de Bridges en Carbondale crearon una película corta documentando sus vidas para un proyecto final. Adam Carballeira, un maestro de inglés en Bridges, enseñó la clase junto con…