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National Championship Photos

2015 National Championship


Teams gathered at the North Carolina Capitol waiting for the announcement of the 2015 finalists


National Board Member and North Carolina Host Committee Member Rebecca Britton makes the announcement of the 2015 finalists:  Georgia and Nebraska


The Georgia team is ready to compete for the National Championship


So is the team from Nebraska


Justice Antonin Scalia, the Senior Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, made the keynote remarks at the 2015 Awards Gala


2015 Larry Bakko Professionalism and Civility Award Winner:  Xavier High School in Wisconsin


National Board Member David Berlin of New Mexico presented the Justice Gene Franchini Golden Gavel Award to Michelle Giger of the Center for Civic Values in New Mexico


2015 Fifth Place Team: Central Carolina Homeschoolers, North Carolina


2015 Runner-Up:  Northview High School, Georgia


2015 National Champion:  Duchesne Academy, Nebraska


Members of the Duchesne Academy team react to the announcement of Nebraska as the 2015 National Champion

2014 National Championship 

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Announcement of the 2014 National Championship finalists:  Washington and South Carolina

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The coin toss that determined Washington would represent the plaintiff, and South Carolina would represent the defense

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Washington and South Carolina face off in the 2014 National Championship in the Supreme Court Room in the Wisconsin State Capitol

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2014 National Champion:  Seattle Preparatory School, Washington

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2014 National Runner-Up:  North Myrtle Beach High School, South Carolina

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2014 Larry Bakko Professionalism and Civility Award Winner:  Moanalua High School, Hawaii

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2014 Outstanding Attorney and Outstanding Witness Award Winner:  Mack Andrews, University High School, Arizona

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2014 Outstanding Witness Award Winners (not in order): Mara Tazartus, Delaware; Nathan Jensen, Nebraska; Avery Farmer, Michigan; Min Woo Chang, South Korea; Christina McClaughlin, Alabama; Destinie Smith, Texas; Abby Schueler, Kentucky; McKenzie Bressie, California; Annaliese Segarra, Connecticut

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2014 Outstanding Attorney Award Winners (not in order):  Julia Crain, Delaware; Brianna Desa, Nebraska; Rachel Cline, North Carolina; Eve Kausch, Michigan; Deanna Lee, New Jersey; Sydney Franklin, Texas; Hannah Burdette, Arkansas; Molly Stewart, Connecticut; Elizabeth Shields, Washington

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Congratulations on a job well done to the 2014 National Host Committee (l to r):  Kevin Lonergan, Wisconsin Host Committee Executive Committee Chair; Lisa Roys, State Bar of Wisconsin Public Affairs Director; Carol Chapa, State Bar of Wisconsin Public Affairs Assistant; Katie Wilcox, 2014 Host Director and State Bar of Wisconsin Public Education Manager

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Kevin Lonergan, Wisconsin Host Committee Executive Committee Chair (r) passes the host gavel to Gordon Widenhouse, 2015 Host Director, Raleigh, North Carolina

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