Brighton High School’s Mock Trial Team won the Monroe County Championship on March 20. The team competed at the Federal Courthouse against Hilton and advanced to Regionals. The Mock Trial team includes Aelis Spiller, Katya Kobyakov, Eileen Kelly, Anoop Sunkara, Maya Finnigan, Patrick Boese, Roei Dery, Lauren Brooks, Bizzy Merz, Hridesh Singh, Cole Kuczek, and Penn Davis. Mrs. Clancy is the team’s advisor.
Mock Trial provides students with hands-on opportunities to further their understanding of the law, court procedures, and the legal system. Students develop speaking, listening, reading, and reasoning skills while actually being involved in mock cases.