Sacred Heart Catholic School Earns Statewide High School Mock Trial Championship Title

Sacred Heart Catholic School, coached by attorney Don Hinton, won the Championship Round of the Mississippi High School Mock Trial Competition for the sixth consecutive year. The statewide competition was held at the Hinds County Courthouse on Saturday, March 3. Sacred Heart Catholic School will represent Mississippi in the National High School Mock Trial Competition in Reno, Nevada, on May 10-12. Sacred Heart Catholic School Team 2 earned the second place trophy gavel, coached by Don Hinton and Austin Stewart. The following schools earned the remainder of the top six positions: MSMS Team 1, third place, coached by Scott Colom; Lamar School, fourth place, coached by Tommy Horne and Gale Walker; Oxford High School Team 1, fifth place, coached by Keith Pearson and Christine Tatum; and Vancleave High School, sixth place, coached by Brice Wiggins and Cameron McCormick. A special thanks to all of the attorney coaches and judges who volunteered their valuable time to help with this Young Lawyers Division law related education program in its 35th year.