Mock Trial and Special Guests to Encourage Student Civic Involvement

Huntington High students to learn about importance of being involved citizens
Posted on 12/01/2017

Huntington High School students will be learning about the nation’s legal process and opportunities to participle in government with three special events. 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - Lee Dean from the Secretary of State’s office will be speaking to the twelfth grade Civics classes all day about the importance of voting.  Students will also have the opportunity to register to vote.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - Medal of Honor and Purple Heart recipient, Hershel “Woody” Williams, will be speaking to the eleventh grade History classes from 9:15 AM to 1:20 PM.   

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - Civics class students will participate in a mock trial. For several days prior to the trial, students will be preparing.  They will be given the facts of the case, the law and witness statements.  The trial will begin at 8:22 AM and will recess for lunch from 10:57 to 11:32 AM.  Closing arguments will begin after lunch and the trial will conclude at 12:26 PM.       

For more information, please contact Donna Myers, Social Studies Department Chair, by calling the school at (304) 528-6400.

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