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Lawson Hester Leads High School Mock Trial Team to 6th Place in Statewide Competition

Lawson Hester Leads High School Mock Trial Team to 6th Place in Statewide Competition

Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs Mock Trail Team Members

Lawson Hester, coach of the Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs High School Mock Trial team, led the team to sixth place at the Statewide High School Mock Trial Competition.  The competition was held at the Hinds County Courthouse on Saturday March 1.

According to the Mississippi Bar, the Mississippi High School Mock Trial Competition provides the opportunity for high school students to gain a stronger understanding and appreciation of the law, judicial systems, and the principle of equal justice for all; to improve basic skills and communication between key community members; to be aware of current legal issues; and to exchange ideas among other students throughout the state.