The Carbondale Area Mock Trial team recently took part in the Lackawanna County Bar Association’s annual competition. The team has had one of its most successful seasons in recent years.
In Round 1, the prosecution team, led by Samantha Zenker (voted Best Advocate in that round) and Hanna Sweet, (voted Best Witness) scored a unanimous victory over Mid Valley.
In the second round, CA took on the role of the defense and defeated Valley View, led by Robbie Scarpa (Best Advocate), Jarred Rosar (Best Witness), and helped by a closing argument from senior Bobby Morgan.
From left, front row: Hanna Sweet, Kaitlyn Shockey, Madison Moase, Kianna Savage and Kaylee Beckage. Middle row: Destiny Santanna, Madison Hayner, Samantha Zenker, Robbie Scarpa and Frank Burke. Back row: advisor Carm Perri, Joe Vadella, Cora Heenan, Jarred Rosar and Bobby Morgan.