High School

Mock Trial

"Order in the Court"
Two Time State Qualifiers: 2016 & 2018

Activity Sponsor: Ms. Katie Alesch
Lawyer Coach:  Mr. Matt Winter

The South Sioux City Mock Trial competes against schools from Northeast Nebraska in an actual trial setting. Students prepare for mock trial by assuming the roles of lawyers and witnesses. They analyze a case given to them by the Nebraska Bar Association. The team members consist of students in grades 9-12 and are coached by Ms. Katie Alesch and lawyers from the community.

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2019 Mock Trial Team with the Nebraska Supreme Court


2018 State Qualifier Team
Pictured: Sydney Comstock, Attorney Coach Matt Winter, Cierra Patton, Raelee Voss, Nebraska Supreme Court Justice Cassel, Kenia Reynoso, Lesly Ramirez, Ngoc Nguyen, Mrs. Katie Alesch, Ariana Hernandez, Maddie Ankrum, Elizabeth Heffernan

2016 South Sioux City Mock Trial

2016 State Qualifier Team / Advanced to state for the first time in SSC school history. 

Pictured: Nebraska Supreme Court Justice Cassel, Dylan Hallstrom, Alexa Sevilla, Hayden Comstock, Kimberly DeLao, Quinn Feenstra, Ngoc Nguyen, Galdino Guzman, Socorro Topete, Mrs. Katie Alesch, and Attorney Coach Matt Winter

The state teams were honored at the Mock Trial Banquet at Embassy Suites in Lincoln.
SSC students received medals and certificates for their accomplishments.

Team 1 posed in front of the Capital building at the end of the Lincoln Mall.

Team 1 posed for one last picture after the state competition wrapped up. 
It was a wonderful experience, and they can't wait to return next year.

All three teams posed for a picture after the first round of competition in Madison, Nebraska.


2015 Mock Trial Teams

SSC Team 3 earned runner up in Madison, NE on November 23, 2015.  Pictured left to right: Dylan Hallstrom, Galdino Guzman, Hayden Comstock, Aspen Campbell, Quinn Feenstra, Kimberly DeLao, Alexa Sevilla.