Batavia Mock Trial going to state

Batavia High School and Summit Country Day will be going to the state mock trial competition March 9-11 in Columbus.

On Friday, Feb. 10, 11 local high schools competed in the district mock trial tournament. The tournament was sponsored by the Clermont County Municipal Courts, Clermont County Court of Common Pleas, and the Clermont County Bar Association.

Clermont County is one of 33 district sites where the teams competed. In the state, the top 48 teams advance to state, at this tournament, the top two teams advance.

The state mock trial competition is sponsored by the Ohio Center for Law Related Education (OCLRE). The OCLRE is sponsored by the Ohio Supreme Court, the Ohio State Bar Association, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation, and the Ohio Attorney General