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Tengwall, Hanson and Rafael Win Outstanding Performance Awards at Macalester Trials

Posted on Nov 4, 2013
Tengwall, Hanson and Rafael Win Outstanding Performance Awards at Macalester Trials
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Tengwall, Hanson and Rafael Win Outstanding Performance Awards at Macalester Trials

Tengwall, Hanson andRafael Win Outstanding Performance Awards at Macalester Trials

Taylor Tengwall won Outstanding Attorney Honors at the Macalester Trials this past weekend in St.Paul, MN at the Macalester College campus. He emerged as one of the top attorneys at the invitational on both sides of the case (prosecution and defense). Tengwall is a multi-year Mock Trial veteran on the team.

Also winning honors was Andrew Hanson as the top Outstanding Witness at the invitational with a perfect score of 20. Alex Rafael was also named one of the Outstanding Witnesses at the invitational show casing thirty-six university teams from around the Midwest. Hanson and Rafael are second year competitors in Mock Trial.

Tengwall, Hanson and Rafael out performed over 250 other Mockers to win these awards.

Dr. Maria Cuzzo, academic coach of the Mock Trial team, said, "Winning individual awards at this level of Mock Trial competition is a real achievement. Some of the best universities in the entire Midwest were here with multi-year award winning Mockers. Taylor, Andy and Alex did an outstanding job of representing UW-Superior."

Representative schools competing at this large regional invitational included Macalester, Hamline, Luther, St. Olaf, Nebraska, University of Minnesota, UMD, St. Norbert, Carleton, Drake, Bemidji State, St. John's/St. Benedicts College, Wisconsin-Lacrosse, Iowa State, St. Catherine, St. Thomas, Grinnell and Wisconsin-Parkside. UW-Superior was the top finishing Wisconsin university at the invitational.

UW-Superior's Mock Trial team will next see competition at the Ole Open on the St. Olaf campus in Northfield, MN the weekend of November 16-18, 2013.

Plan to watch thes eMockers in action on the UW-Superior campus at the Durst Memorial Mock Trial Invitational the weekend of December 6-8, 2013.

Pictured with their award shot glasses from Macalester is Tengwall, Hanson and Rafael (l. tor.).

Photo courtesy of Jessica Schubring.

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