Washburn’s mock trial team has done well at two tournaments in Missouri. The first tournament, which took place at University of Missouri the weekend before classes resumed, featured over two dozen teams. The mock trail team took ninth with a 4-3-1 record. Cleotha Daniels and Natalie Walton both earned individual awards for Outstanding Attorney.
The second tournament, which took place this weekend at Missouri Southern State University, included teams from all over the region. Washburn received first place with a 6-1-1 record. Daniels again received an award as an Outstanding Attorney.
The next tournament will be the Great Plains Regional Mock Trial tournament, which also serves as a qualifier for nationals. The team includes Daniels, Walton, Katie McAfee, Jeffrey House, Peter Qiu, Bradford De Young, Chase Pumford, Nikki Rodriguez and Rose Hastings.