Next month, they’ll go there, ready to prove Rawley Winsor guilty or defend his innocence. Or both.
The students are part of a Mock Trial team that has been working since January on a comparative negligence case relating to a gorilla attack that may or may not have been provoked by a visitor to the zoo where it occurred, and may or may not have been the result of negligence on the part of the zoo.
Twice they defended and three times they prosecuted, and for their efforts, they took the state championship.
It is the first time Woods Cross High has won at state in Mock Trial, a fete that required besting 39 schools across the state in all divisions. It also involved beating teams that had won multiple state titles in past years.
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