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Seminary students earn awards at Moot Court competition

May 23. 2014 5:07PM

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Twelve Wyoming Seminary students recently competed in the Princeton University Spring Moot Court Tournament, featuring nearly 80 teams from throughout the United States. The students competed in six teams of two players each. The team of seniors Alxis Boyle, Canadensis, and Salvadore Diaz, Duryea, placed fifth in the tournament, and the team of sophomores Samarth Desai, Shavertown, and Nicole Wert, Mountain Top, placed sixth. Freshman Garrett Gagliardi, Wilkes-Barre, and sophomore Richard Hughes, Mountain Top, placed eighth. Boyle, Hughes and senior Christina Thomas of Drums were also recognized as top attorneys in the competition and received gavels in recognition of their outstanding individual achievement. In addition, Wyoming Seminary was the only school in the tournament to place three teams in the top eight places and all six teams in the top 16 places. After the tournament, from left, first row: Desai, Shavertown; Emily Laurore, Kingston; and Gagliardi. Second row: Wert; Hughes; Thomas; and William Kozar, Clarks Summit. Third row: Julian Simons, Kingston; Christina Adameck, Hanover Township; and Kaylee Slusser, Mocanaqua. Fourth row: Boyle, and Diaz.

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