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Two Decorah Middle School teams compete at State Mock Trial

Posted: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 10:37 AM
DMS 8th grade Mock Trial team front row (L-R): Riley Wilson, Grace Gerleman, Allison Pavlovec, Karen Henriquez and Mikiah Krieg; back row (L-R): Simon Mumford, Landan Folkedahl, Dalton Hemesath, Dylan Elsbernd and Kolten Gossman

Two Decorah Middle School teams won one round decisively and lost two rounds in close scoring at the recent State Mock Trial competition in Des Moines.

Bekah Pedlar was honored with a medal as Outstanding Witness. To earn this award, a student must be nominated by both judges as their top choice in a single round.

Many Decorah participants were nominated for outstanding honors, some by numerous judges. Nominated as Outstanding Attorney were Rebecca Anderson, Kaeley Downing, Landan Folkedahl, Karen Henriquez, Allison Pavlovec, and Ethan Stravers. Nominated as Outstanding Witness were Casey Brickley, Landan Folkedahl, Mikiah Krieg, Ethan Stravers, and Paige Werner.


DMS 7th grade Mock Trial team front row (L-R): Ada Lovelace, Bekah Pedlar, Rebecca Anderson, Paige Werner and Kaeley Downing; back row (L-R): Jake Magner, Casey Brickley, Max Wilson, Daniel Skrade and Ethan Stravers