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The Wyoming Seminary Mock Trial team recently won seventh place in the sixth annual Empire City Invitational Mock Trial Competition held at the Kings County Supreme Court, Civil Division, Brooklyn, N.Y. The Wyoming Seminary team concluded the tournament with a 6-4 record and posted the highest combined strength score of any of the 36 teams in the tournament. Harold Roberts was one of only 10 students to receive an Outstanding Witness Award for his portrayal of the case's defendant. The competition, sponsored in part by Furman University, brought together 36 mock trial teams from schools in the United States and six countries. Team members, from left, first row, are Leah Goldberg, Wilkes-Barre, co-captain, and Caroline Reppert, Kingston, co-captain. Second row: Connor Scalleat, Wapwallopen; Spencer Norris, Kingston; Sara Edgar, Coopersburg; Alxis Rodis, Canadensis; and Christina Thomas, Drums. Third row: Salvadore Diaz, Avoca; Matthew Obeid, Pittston; and Harold Roberts, New York, N.Y. Also on the team is Alaina Schukraft, Dallas.

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