Trumbull High School won the 2017 Connecticut High School Mock Trial Championship in March by defeating Ridgefield High School during arguments at the Connecticut State Supreme Court. In the Middle School Final, Our Lady of Mercy of Madison emerged victorious over Weston at the Connecticut Appellate Court in April. Though her team didn’t win, Ridgefield sophomore Tarini Krishna was awarded Top Mocker by Supreme Court Justice Richard A. Robinson. Finnian Dowler of Our Lady of Mercy was named Top Mocker of the Middle School competition by Appellate Court Chief Judge Alexandra D. DiPentima. The Trials were co-sponsored by Civics First and the Connecticut Judicial Branch.