DANVILLE — Danville Middle School sent 24 students to the Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday to participate in the 2011 Middle School Mock Trial showcase. Divided into two teams, the Blue and the White, the students took part in a simulated murder-on-the-high-seas trial. The case scenario is set in the 1880s and was based on the book, “The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle” by Avi.
Both teams did an outstanding job, and brought home seven of the eight awards they were eligible to win.
For the White team, Amber Pitsenberger and Russell Alden won Outstanding Prosecuting Attorney awards and Jaret Baker earned two Outstanding Witness awards — he served two roles, witness for the defense and witness for the prosecution.
Blue team’s Michaela Frye won an Outstanding Defense Attorney award, and Outstanding Witness awards went to Cole Roskwitalski, prosecution, and Mason Endsley, defense.