Saturday, February 27, the high school Mock Trial team competed downtown at the Greenville County Courthouse with 11 other teams in the local qualifying tournament. The Academy defeated Greenwood, T.L. Hanna, and Wade Hampton High School and qualified for States as the number one seed out of this region. The 8 member team will now compete March 12-13 in Columbia for the State Championship.
This year’s case is a murder trial. The team is coached by Chuck Nicholas and attorney coach Alan Fretwell.
Team members are