From left, Nicole Ripple, James Sirok, Jesus Borja, Jennifer Dockter, and William Fitzgerald served as judges in the CNMI mock trial competition last Friday.
Members of the Mount Carmel School mock trial team do a quick prayer before the announcement of competition winners.
Marianas High School’s Ann Norcio is presented with an honorable mention award as best prosecution attorney.
Charles Brasington, left, and Associate Commissioner Lynette Villagomez congratulate Saipan International School’s Shea Hartig, who got an honorable mention as best prosecution attorney.
Mount Carmel School’s Arron Cushing receives the award for best prosecuting attorney for the second time since 2015.
Grace Christian Academy’s Yu Jin Lee receives the best defense attorney plaque.
The Supreme Court Professionalism Award went to the Saipan Southern High School’s mock trial team last Friday.
A nerve wracking pause fills the Supreme Court as the Grace Christian Academy and Mount Carmel School mock trial teams wait for the announcement of the second place winner of the CNMI mock trial competition.
Second place winners Grace Christian Academy pose for a photo.
Students of the Mount Carmel School mock trial team line up as they receive their first place medals for winning the CNMI mock trial competition 2017 last Friday.
Erwin Encinares | Reporter
Erwin Charles Tan Encinares holds a bachelor’s degree from the Chiang Kai Shek College and has covered a wide spectrum of assignments for the Saipan Tribune. Encinares is the paper’s political reporter.
Disclaimer: Comments are moderated. They will not appear immediately or even on the same day. Comments should be related to the topic. Off-topic comments would be deleted. Profanities are not allowed. Comments that are potentially libelous, inflammatory, or slanderous would be deleted.