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Brevard Academy Students Participate In Mock Trial


Last updated 1/8/2020 at 4:13pm

These Brevard Academy females are ready for their role as prosecuting attorneys in a mock trial.

The Brevard Academy middle school AIG (Academically or Intellectually Gifted) students took to the courtroom earlier last month in their first ever mock trial. Due to high profile case proceedings taking place at the Transylvania County courthouse, the Transylvania County Sheriff's Department opened its doors and its conference room for the sixth through eighth graders to plead their case.

Judge Mack McKeller graciously proceeded over the make-shift courtroom as prosecution and defense questioned witnesses and presented evidence.

The mock trial project is part of an evolving curriculum...

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