High School Mock Trial Team Wins Again

East Islip High School's Mock Trial Team won again on March 14 at the District Court in Central Islip, this time in front of District Judge James F. Quinn.

The team's prosecutors defeated Northport High School's defense team in the Suffolk County quarterfinals. The students on the East Islip's prosecution team were seniors Athena Shea, Angelica Guercio and Kristen Papillo. Serving as witness were senior Samantha Sanchez, sophomore Bobby Rosenthal and freshman Elizabeth Loizides.

East Islip is now one of the top four teams in Suffolk County and will compete in the semifinals next Wednesday, March 21 against Central Islip High School.