Mock Trial Team 7th out of 22 Teams at Arch Invitational at Washington University
Eastern Kentucky University's Mock Trial Program took seventh place at the Arch Invitational Mock Trial Tournament hosted by Washington University in St. Louis October 18-19.
EKU's seventh-place team competed against teams from St. Louis University, Cornell College, University of Missouri-Kansas City and Drake University. Other schools participating in the 22-team tournament included Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Texas at Austin, Columbia College, the University of Iowa, the University of Missouri-Columbia, Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas at Dallas.
Members of the seventh-place team included Kiva Adkins, a psychology major from Georgetown; Ashley Becca, a paralegal science major from Rayland, Ohio; Daniel Bevins, a business major from Pikeville; Troy Cox, a paralegal science major from Lexington; Joshua Lang, a political science major from Fort Thomas; Angel Spurlock, a chemistry major from Mount Vernon; and Caleb Taylor, a political science major from Union. Bevins, Lang and Spurlock are members of the EKU Honors Program.
Lang received an Outstanding Attorney Award for his performance in the tournament. Matthew Boggs, a political science major from Whitesburg, and Dalton Stanley, a management major from Pikeville, received Outstanding Witness Awards while competing for EKU's other team at the tournament. Boggs and Stanley are also in the EKU Honors Program.
EKU faculty and staff working with the mock trial program include Tom Parker, Lynnette Noblitt, Kristeena (Winkler) Johnson, Brandon Williams and Sara Zeigler. Johnson and Williams are EKU Mock Trial alumni.
Published on October 21, 2014