Mock Trial Team Finishes Fifth at State Tournament

Congratulations to the LCS Mock Trial Team on earning its first-ever top-five finish at the Florida Law-Related Education Association High School Mock Trial finals in Orlando.  Eighteen teams represented judicial circuits from across the state of Florida in the three-day competition. Senior Julia Canady was awarded the overall Best Witness award. The team is comprised of Abby Branham, Ashlynn Joyner, Reese Overholt, Julia Canady, Lauren Latimer, Kristy Smith, Jake Albritton and Jace Gravitz. They are coached by Chasity Branham, Melissa Gravitz and Greg Cawood. The team defeated the George Jenkins Law Academy in early February to earn their spot in the finals. This was the fourth consecutive year that the LCS team represented the 10th Judicial Circuit at the State competition.