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  Avila students fare well at mock trial competition  
                   
  Kansas City, MO    
November 12, 2010
 
 

A pair of Avila University students placed high at the Bearcat Invitational Mock Trial held recently at Northwest Missouri State in Maryville, Mo.

Michelle Beier took overall top witness – first out of 30 individuals – while David Fuller won the outstanding attorney award and finished in the top 10 out of 30.

The mock trial was a two-day, four-round event. There were 10 teams participating, including teams representing Kansas University, MidAmerica Nazarene, Creighton, Northwest Missouri State, William Woods, Missouri Southern and Avila.

Avila's team consisted of David Fuller, Nicole Drew, Kristaminique McDonald, Michelle Beier, Kyle Rosberg and Katrina High.

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