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CNHS Students Win Vincent J. Apruzzese Monmouth County Mock Trial Tournament

Colts Neck High School’s Mock Trial Team won the 2020 Vincent J. Apruzzese Monmouth County Mock Trial Tournament.  The final round was held at the Monmouth County Superior Courthouse between Colts Neck and Holmdel High School on January 23rd.  Colts Neck’s team now moves on to the Central Jersey District Tournament in February.  Ms. Holly Lucarelli is the coach/advisor of the team and Bill Visone serves as the attorney coach.  The team consists of the following students:

Ty Blitstein

Matthew Buneta

Sophia Carlin

Cassandra Dalton

Zerrin Dulger

Averie Engel

Alexandria Henderson

Chloe McAloon

Megan Smith

Ethan Valliath

Colts Neck’s Mock Trial Team has had several successful seasons including winning last year’s state title and competing in the national competition.

The Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition is sponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation. The competition, now in its 38th year, is one of the nation’s foremost contests of its kind for high school students. The competition was created for the purpose of stimulating and encouraging a deeper understanding and appreciation of the American legal system.

Colts Neck High School's Mock Trial Team