On April 12-14, the Wheaton College Mock Trial team competed at the National Championship in Washington, D.C. Of more than 650 teams in the country, Wheaton was one of 48 to advance to the National Championship. The competition opened with an address from Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, and after three days of competition among the likes of Harvard, Yale, Rhodes, and NYU, Wheaton placed ninth in its division. Team co-captain McNair Nichols earned an All-American attorney award.
The team, pictured from left to right: Lauren Carini (junior), John Patrick (junior), Jason Chapman (junior), Kelly Farley (freshman), Trenton Van Oss (senior), Jasmine Stein (freshman), Abigail Canfield (sophomore), and McNair Nichols (junior)
To keep updated about the Mock Trial team and its success, you can like the team on Facebook ("Wheaton College Mock Trial") and follow on Twitter ("WCMockTrial")! To donate in order to help defray some of our tournament expenses, please visit the team's webpage.