Kennedy High School participated in the recent County-wide High School Mock Trial competition at the Courthouse in Martinez, and the team scored well enough to advance to the quarterfinals round! The competition judges praised the 14 students on the team for their impressive legal skills, public speaking skills, and professionalism. The West Contra Costa Unified School District and the Center for Youth Development through Law for supports this fantastic educational opportunity. Congratulations to the Kennedy students for their hard work, teamwork and accomplishment!
Elyssa Morris practicing for mock trial competition
Lonnie Johnson practicing closing arguments
Kennedy Mock Trial Team in the Courtroom
For more information, contact:
Center for Youth Development through Law