MIHS Mock Trial Team Advances To State Tournament
Mercer Island, WA, March 2, 2023 - The Mercer Island High School Mock Trial team has advanced to the State Tournament on March 24-26 in Olympia.
The team just completed the multi-day four round King County tournament, which took place at Seattle Prep and consisted of 12 teams, with the top four advancing to the State Tournament. The King County region has the highest caliber teams in Washington, including numerous teams that have won national championships in the past.
The MIHS team came in fourth place in the King County tournament to secure a spot in Olympia.
Junior Elena Lil won the best witness and several team attorneys and witnesses were nominated for the best in their categories.
Mercer Island High School’s Media Technology, Filmmaking, and Storytelling Class announced today that two student works have been named Best Student Works in the record breaking 44th Annual Telly Awards.
The grant from MISF provided students with two workshops with a guest artist from Seattle Shakespeare. In one of the workshops students were guided by the guest artist in the language, characterization, and world of Shakespeare.
The MIHS team represented Mercer Island by bringing their ‘A’ game to these challenging events by exhibiting poise, determination, grit, creativity, and sheer hard work. There were 253 MIHS DECA students that began the year with the Area 3 DECA competition in January. Five MIHS students made it onto the stage as finalists in Orlando out of the 22,000 students that competed.
This afternoon at Mercer Island High School (MIHS) a new campaign called "Island Space" was launched by Mercer Island Youth and Family Services (MIYFS) and SAFE (Super Awesome Fun Events) Club students.
The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) hosted their 34th annual conference, the National Services-Learning Conference, in Nashville, Tennessee from April 2 to April 5.