Both Drexel A and Drexel B came back from Bristol, RI bearing good news! Drexel B fought in a very challenging field, and brought home Drexel’s first ever Spirit of AMTA Award. In an extremely cutthroat and competitive activity it is a huge deal to be awarded for your citizenship. Overall congratulations to Drexel B captained by Christina Schweingruber and Nidhi George.
Drexel A took home the programs fifth ever regionals trophy and earned themselves a bid to ORCS! Drexel will be attending the Opening Round National Championships in Washington, DC the weekend of March 14th and 15th. Team member Kate Delaney took home her fifth witness award this season for her portrayal of Jesse Duran. Yash Patel brought home his first ever attorney award, an award three years in the making! Congratulations to them both.
With the ORCS case changes out A team is right back to work tweaking and preparing their case for the upcoming competition. Best of luck to them!
Congratulations to our C and D teams who had a strong showing at the Philadelphia Regionals, held February 7th and February 8th. Best of luck to our A and B teams who are just beginning competition at the Bristol, Rhode Island Regionals this weekend!
Drexel Mock Trial is off to a fantastic start this season. So far DUMT has racked up over 10 individual awards, a First and a Fourth place finish at the Colgate Classic and a Fourth place finish at the First Annual Market Street Invitational. DUMT is on the way to experiencing its most successful pre-stack season to date. Stay tuned as Drexel sends four teams to take on the Quaker Classic at the University of Pennsylvania this weekend.
Drexel Mock Trial is very excited to begin their new season with the recent release of the 2014-2015 civil case Park vs. Duran. AMTA is doing things a little differently this year, so Park vs. Duran will only be used until March. AMTA will be releasing a new case for the National Championships. Stay tuned for further posts as the DUMT competition season gets underway!
DUMT is excited to have elected an entirely new executive board for the 2014-2015 season. The program would like to take the chance to thank the old board members for all of the work they have done for the program. The old board includes President Ryan Nasino, Vice President Julie Angel, Treasurer Gloria Liu, Secretary Christine Hammell, and Fundraising Chair Kirsten Vannix.
The new board members are Raub Dakwale as President, Kate Delaney as Vice President, Emily Dubelbeiss as Treasurer, Sarah Margulis as Secretary, and Nidhi George as Fundraising Chair. The five new board members are ready and excited to take the program in new directions this upcoming season.
Drexel’s Blue Team competed on January 24th and 25th at Patrick Henry College. The team managed three individual awards, with Raub Dakwale winning for his attorney role and Doug Hammond and Nicole Dolack winning for their witness portrayals. The team is pictured below, with award winners Doug, Nicole, and Raub in the upper right.