CONWAY, Ark. (October 27,
2017) – Hendrix Mock Trial competed in the Blues City Tournament at Rhodes
College in Memphis, Tennessee, October 20-21, 2017. This year, Hendrix Mock
Trial is fielding two teams, Team Thurgood Marshall, led by Jordan Borst ’19 and
Alex Tiller ’19, and Team Ruth Bader Ginsburg, led by Ginny Greer ’19 and
Claire Frueauff ’18.
Both teams excelled in this
scrimmage tournament, and received top witness and attorney awards in each of
the four rounds. In addition, Borst and Frueauff received Most Valuable Player
The teams look next to the
regional competition that will take place in the spring, with hopes of
advancing to the Opening Round Championship Series (ORCS) and, ultimately, the National
Championship Tournament. In twice-weekly practice sessions, the teams have been
preparing to compete since the beginning of this semester.
“We work on building a case
theme, characterizing witnesses, learning objections, and studying relevant
case law,” said team member Kimberly Tepera ’18.
In addition to the five team
members mentioned above, this year’s mock trial teams include Hannah Burdette
’19, Alex Berner ’19, Zack Brownlee ’21, Cordell Campbell ’19, Henry Edwards
’21, Makenzie Ferrier ’21, Gabrielle Fulton ’19, Katlyne Gillam ’21, Matthew
Haley ’21, Michael Hulsey ’19, Emily Lewis ’21, Katie McNamara ’21, Ragan Price
’21, and Rachel Stacks ’21.
To keep up with the teams’
progress, follow Hendrix Mock Trial on Twitter or Facebook.
A private liberal arts
college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as
one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That
Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and
rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous
college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been
affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.