Barbara Goleman Senior High School wins 2nd place in Mock Trial Competition

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, March 15, 2023

    Students from Barbara Goleman Senior High School won 2nd place on Feb. 28 in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Mock Trial Competition among 20 schools.

    Shown in the first photo at the Miami-Dade Children’s Courthouse in Miami are Robert C. Brazofsky, executive director of MDCPS Dept. of Social Sciences, which runs the contest, with student Gabriel Hubbert, who won Most Effective Attorney.

     The students, led by Teacher Ana Soto-Gonzalez, belong to the school’s Mock Trial Team, the Honors Law Society and are in the Law School Magnet Program.

     Goleman lost by 3 points to Everglades Preparatory Academy, Soto-Gonzalez said.     

In the second photo:  Shown on Feb. 28, the final day of competition, with their 2nd place trophy outside the Miami-Dade Children’s Courthouse in Miami are Barbara Goleman Senior High School Teacher Ana Soto-Gonzalez and Mock Trial Team members Yazmin Grillo; Destiny Arias; Isabella Santa; Leonardo Ladeira; Gabriel Hubbert; Aleli Yglesias; Maria Sabina; Taylor Carballo; Mayte Mendez; Dwight Mattox; Sebastian Perez; Jayden Maldonado and Isabella Losada. Photos, taken during the contest, are courtesy of the school.

 Shown in the third photo:  The Barbara Goleman Senior High School Mock Trial Team, on Feb. 24 at the James L. Knight Center in Miami, from left, Mayte Mendez; Taylor Carballo; Aleli Yglesias; Isabella Santa; Destiny Arias; Maria Sabina; Yazmin Grillo; Isabella Losada; Ana Soto-Gonzalez; Matthew Aliaga; Sebastian Perez; Leonardo Ladeira; Dwight Mattox; Jayden Maldonado and Gabriel Hubbert.