Career and Technical Education Center

CTEC Mock Trial Team Moves on to State Championship

Feb 08, 2016

Mock Trial

The CTE Centers mock trial team won one of the three Region X berths into the Texas High School Mock Trial State Championships March 3-5th, 2016 at the George Allen Courthouse in Dallas this past weekend.

They join Prestonwood Christian and Carrollton Creekview as the Region X representatives. The CTE Center competes in the states’ largest and most competitive region. The team advanced from the preliminary rounds on January 30, 2016, to the semi-finals and finals on February 6, 2016. The team starts try-outs and practice in September each year in preparation for the state case to be released in October. From October until February the team practices and competes against teams from around DFW in preparation for Region X competition. The team defeated Richardson Pearce in the semi-finals and Lovejoy High School in their final round. The CTE Center has qualified for the regional finals several times, but this is their first trip to the state championships.

The CTE team is coached by CTE teacher Mr. Ben Ewald and Ernest Leonard of Friedman & Feiger, LLP, a Dallas Law Firm.