Hamilton Herald Masthead


Front Page - Friday, March 24, 2023

Signal Mountain High School takes second in state mock trial tourney

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Signal Mountain High School’s mock trial team brought home the runner-up trophy from the 2023 Tennessee State High School Mock Trial competition after reaching the final match in Nashville March 18. Front row: Erik Fowler (whose character was missing two teeth) and Adrian Andreescu. Second row: Bindi Patel, Mary Claire Blanton, Erika Ventura, Josh Dulin, Kaitlyn Castellanet, Lydia Miller and Caroline Burns. Third row: Mark Nashi, Jack Gibby, Logan Dapp, William Wright and Katie Ditmars. One of the team’s coaches, attorney Charles Poss of Leitner, Williams, Dooly & Napolitan, said it was the highest finish for a Hamilton County public school team in the 27 years he’s been coaching.