2019 Mock Trial Scholarship Application Available Now
To recognize achievement and the impact that mock trial has on the lives of the students who participate, the Center for Civic Values has created a scholarship program for high school mock trial participants. To qualify for the $1,000 Hon. Gene E. Franchini scholarship, applicants must meet the eligibility requirements and complete the process described below.
2018 Joseph J. Mullins Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations to Richard Spradlin, Joseph J. Mullins Scholarship Recipient!
As the first to-be attorney in his family, Richard Spradlin has always closely held a passion for advocacy, which ultimately formed his desire to apply to the University of New Mexico Law School. As an attorney, Richard hopes to utilize his passion and education to make positive impacts in his home state by ensuring that the families and children of New Mexico have hopeful futures, and a voice to make that happen. When not studying or reading the Bar Bulletin, Richard loves to spend time with his friends and family, and enjoys juggling, rock climbing, billiards, and music production.
2018 UM Rose Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations to Evelyn Ibarra-Ortiz, UM Rose Scholarship Recipient!
Evelyn Ibarra-Ortiz was born in Long Beach, California. She attended the University of New Mexico for her undergraduate studies and received a Bachelor’s of Arts and Sciences in Criminology and Spanish.
After graduation Evelyn began work at Enlace Comunitario, a local non-profit organization where she worked with domestic violence survivors. She worked at Enlace Comunitario for two years before beginning her JD program at the University of New Mexico School of Law in fall 2017.
Since beginning law school Evelyn has been an active member within the legal community. She is currently the 1L Representative for the Mexican American Law Student Association and a member of the Native American Law Student Association and the Immigrant Law Students Association. Her legal interest lie in public service work, focused on criminal justice reform. Ideally, she would like to work with the Innocence and Justice Project, helping families and advocating for change.
2018 Mock Trial State Results and Ranking
2018 Qualifier Final Results: March 16-17, 2018
March 16-17, 2018.
Albuquerque Academy is the New Mexico State Champion and will travel to Reno, NV in May for the National Competition.
Congratulations to all the teams who did a wonderful job!
Final rankings and scores for all 8 teams:
About The Center for Civic Values
CCV was founded originally in 1962 as the New Mexico Bar Foundation and is organized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable and educational corporation. Our offices are in Albuquerque, New Mexico; we have program activities throughout the state; and, our educational materials are used in classrooms and mock trial programs across the country.
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