DRS Mock trial team wins; Goldstein a Merit finalist

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In the first competition of the season the mock trial team from Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva High School for Boys in Woodmere defeated East Rockaway High School in a heated legal debate.

Weekly practices and a devotion to learning the skills needed to win helped lawyers Dovi Schlossberg, Sruli Fruchter and Jonathan Crane prevail. Shlomo Schwartz, Mishah Aryeh and Josh Samet performed as witnesses for the plaintiff in the case.

The victory gave the team a berth in the Nassau County Mock Trial elimination rounds. Lawyers Nathan Peyman, Yosef Kaminetsky and Benyamin Bortz. Joseph Greenberg, Jonah Loskove and Alex Herman were the witnesses for the defense in a win over Freeport High School.

Advancing all the way to the Nassau County finals is the goal of a mock trial team that appears to be able to perform well on either side of the legal aisle

Goldstein qualifies for scholarship

Senior Evan Goldstein has qualified as a finalist for the National Merit Scholarship. The National Merit Scholarship Program is a nationwide academic competition for recognition and college scholarships administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Finalists have an outstanding academic record, are endorsed and recommended by a school officials and attained extremely high PSAT scores.

This is an extremely prestigious honor, and school officials said it reflects the high level of education that DRS strives to deliver to their students, as well as the level of commitment and work they expect from them.