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Student Courtroom News Reporter Competition

Aspiring young journalists covered mock trials in their counties. Articles were written solely by the student news reporters without outside help.  One winner will accompany the State Championship Mock Trial team to the National High School Mock Trial Championship in May and will vie for the title of National Mock Trial Student News Reporter.

Information about the 2024-2025 competition will be posted by September, 2024.

Congratulations 2024 Winners!

We congratulate the winners and all participants in the 2023-2024 Student Courtroom News Reporter competition. For this year, the inaugural year of the competition in New Jersey, eight students participated from three high schools.  Thank you to all who helped launch this competition.

First Place
Teesta Bhola-Shah
Chatham High School
Morris County

Second Place
Ranvir Iyengar
Chatham High School
Morris County