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Tenor High School wins Marquette University Law School’s Milwaukee Street Law Program Mock Trial Competition
MILWAUKEE (April 18, 2018) – Seeds of Health Inc. is proud to announce that its student team from Tenor High School won the Marquette University Law School’s Milwaukee Street Law Program Mock Trial Competition, held on Thursday, April 12th and Friday, April 13th.
In addition to the Tenor High School team win, four individual Tenor student received awards for Best Witness, Best Attorney and MVP and two students from MC2 were awarded as Best Attorney and Best Witness.
The two-day competition was fierce, as students from Tenor High School competed against teams from MC2, Hmong American Peace Academy and Milwaukee Collegiate Academy.
Milwaukee Street Law was launched at Marquette by Deanna Singh, a local lawyer who took part in a similar program as a student at the Georgetown University Law Center, where Street Law was founded in the 1970s. The goal of the program is to give Milwaukee students an introduction to the legal system while connecting them to Marquette University’s Law School.
Founded in 1983, Seeds of Health, Inc. is the only K-12 charter school agency in the state of Wisconsin serving approximately 1,300 students in four high schools and a K-8 elementary program. The five individual and unique education programs serve a broad range of student needs – from at-risk to the college bound.
Tenor High School is a 2r charter school chartered through the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. MC2 is authorized by Milwaukee Public Schools as a non-instrumentality charter school.
Seeds of Health is Milwaukee’s innovative “home grown” answer to imaginative, collaborative and cutting-edge education options, with the vision to positively impact the growth and development of urban children. For more information, please visit www.seedsofhealth.org.