MMI MOCK TRIAL TEAM ADVANCES TO DISTRICTS-The MMI Preparatory School Mock Trial team advanced to the District 2 Championships following semifinal wins by its defense and prosecution units. Garrett Kost, Marc Lobitz, John Malay, Joshua Narrow, Hunter O’Clair, Erin Sari and Jonathan Smith were MMI’s winning defense team members. Ali Aijaz, Merci Centrella, Kevin Cibak, Andrew Decker, Evan Dryfoos, Mahad Muhammad and Jonathan Smith were members of the winning prosecution team. Local residents on the team are: Hunter O’Clair is the son of Candice and Timothy O’Clair, Drums; Jonathan Smith is the son of Jonathan Smith and Beatrice Russo-Smith, White Haven; Ali Aijaz is the son of Fakhruddin and Dr. Naghma Aijaz, Mountaintop; and Mahad Muhammad is the daughter of Ikram and Alia Muhammad, Mountaintop. Shown, front from left: Merci Centrella, Jonathan Smith and Erin Sari. Second row: Andrew Decker, Joshua Narrow, MMI Head of School and Mock Trial adviser D. Scott Wiggins, Marc Lobitz, Mahad Muhammad, Ali Aijaz, Kevin Cibak, Evan Dryfoos, John Malay and Garrett Kost. Seated at center is Judge Tina Polachek Gartley.