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CNHS Mock Trial Wins Monmouth County Competition

Colts Neck's Mock Trial Team Colts Neck High School’s Mock Trial team has won the Monmouth County division of the Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition. The team will compete in the Central Jersey tournament division in February.

Colts Neck’s team went undefeated in the county competition, winning all six mock trials. This year’s team, guided by social studies teacher Holly Lucarelli, includes:
Jackie Stern
Kevin Miner
Dylan Mullins
Nick Fischer
Briyonna Olt
Dan Freeman
Dennis Abate
Caroline Osborne
Dylan Cohen
Justin Weiss

Colts Neck’s Mock Trial Team has had several successful seasons, winning the Monmouth County title six times and finishing 3rd in the state twice.

The Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition is sponsored by the New Jersey State Bar Foundation. The competition, now in its 35th 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.