MIHS Mock Trial Team Is Fifth at State Championship
Mercer Island, WA, April 3, 2023 – The Mercer Island High School Mock Trial Club competed at the 2023 Washington YMCA Mock Trial Sate Championship from March 24 to March 26 in Olympia.
The took home fifth place from the 24 teams participating in four rounds of competition over two days.
MIHS students successfully presented their case, argued based on legal rules and most of all demonstrated great teamwork supporting each other while performing under pressure. This was truly a team effort and they demonstrated what it meant to be a team.
Several MIHS students were nominated in the best attorney category and also the best witness category.
Best Attorney nominees: Eliot Geer, Inaya Chandrakant, Jake Glasser, Tyler Blumenthal
Best Witness nominees: Alvaro De Lucas Sacristan, Elena Lil, Margaret Gallagher, Paige Evans
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.