For more information, contact:
Kristen Yasukawa, ACOE Communications, 510-670-7754
Evan Goldberg, ACOE Mock Trial Manager, 510-670-4233
Moreau Catholic, American High Advance to Alameda County Mock Trial Finals Today

Who: Moreau Catholic High School (Hayward) and American High School (Fremont)

What: 27th Annual Philip A. Harley Memorial Mock Trial Competition Finals

When: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 6:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. – Photo opportunities of the students preparing in the courtroom

Where: Rene C. Davidson Courthouse, 1225 Fallon Street, Oakland

Moreau Catholic High School from Hayward and American High School from Fremont will compete today in the final round of the 27th Annual Philip A. Harley Memorial Mock Trial Competition hosted by the Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE).

At the semi-final round on Tuesday, February 26, Moreau Catholic High School defeated Piedmont High School (Piedmont USD) and American High School defeated Amador Valley High School (Pleasanton USD), the 2012 winner. 

The winner of tonight’s final competition will represent Alameda County at the state competition on March 22-24 in Riverside, Calif. For more information, contact ACOE Mock Trial Manager Evan Goldberg at 510-670-4233.

The other high school teams that competed in this year’s competition:
  • Bishop O’Dowd High School (Oakland, private)
  • COIL Charter School (Fremont USD)
  • East Bay Arts High School (Hayward USD)
  • Granada High School (Livermore Valley Joint USD)
  • KIPP King Collegiate High School (San Lorenzo USD)
  • Oakland Tech High School (Oakland USD)
  • San Lorenzo High School (San Lorenzo USD)
  • Skyline High School (Oakland USD)

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