Ruth Asawa SOTA Mock Trial Team Places Second in California State Finals


The Ruth Asawa School of the Arts (SOTA) Mock Trial team placed second in the state at the Constitutional Rights Foundation California State Finals! The competition took place March 17 - 20, 2022 with teams from 36 California counties. The Ruth Asawa team argued the fictional case of The People v. Cobey before California Appellate Justice Steven Perren. This accomplishment is a tribute to the incredible work of the whole team under the leadership of head coach Clifford Yin.

Students: Ava Ausman, Gabriel Flores Benard, Oscar Berry, Emma Jean Brown, Yolo Cervantes, Chloe Fong, Chance Garson, Natalie Greene, Mana Hashimoto, Scott Jacoby, Adela Kelemen, Sky Krueger, Ryan Lee, Jasmine Liu, Malia Marinchak, Sally Meeks, Nora McConnell, Kieran Morrow, Lilah Roll, Nico Schwegler, Ella Steer, Sofia Teran, Isabel Wassenaar, Drake Woodruff, Alejandra Zavala

Coaches: David Chang, Mike Dorsi, Eleanor Hicks, David Hollenberg, Shayan Said, Kimya Saied, Phil Wang, Clifford Yin

Congratulations to SOTA and their Mock Trial team on this accomplishment!