EKU Finishes Fifth at D.C. Invitational
Eastern Kentucky University Mock Trial continued its run of strong performances by placing fifth in the 24-team School of Public Affairs Mock Trial Invitational held on November 22-23, 2014, at American University in Washington, D.C.
The Colonels split ballots in its first two rounds against American University and Washington & Lee before defeating Rutgers University, the runners-up in the 2012 AMTA National Championship Tournament, in the third round. The victory set up a fourth-round matchup against Florida State University. EKU took one ballot and tied the other against the 2013 AMTA National Champions, finishing with an impressive 5-2-1 record.
Angel Spurlock, a Chemistry major from Mount Vernon, was honored as an Outstanding Witness in the tournament, while Josh Lang, a Political Science major from Fort Thomas, was recognized as an Outstanding Attorney.
Other members of the Eastern team were Matt Boggs and Sean Potter, both Political Science majors from Whitesburg; Allie Maples, a Political Science major from Mount Sterling; Caleb Taylor, a Political Science major from Union; Daniel Bevins, a Business major from Pikeville; and Dalton Stanley, a Management major from Pikeville. Spurlock, Lang, Boggs, Potter, Maples, Bevins, and Stanley are all members of the EKU Honors Program.
EKU faculty and staff working with the program include Tom Parker, Lynnette Noblitt, Kristeena (Winkler) Johnson, Brandon Williams, and Sara Zeigler.
Published on November 26, 2014