Kate Strickland, second from left, executive director of Ohio Center for Law-Related Education, explains how a new mock trial program will work in the Switzerland of Ohio Local School District Friday, Sept. 7 at the Monroe County Courthouse.

Mock trial program expected to boost educational skills

As part of an initiative to bring integrative studies and real-life skills into classrooms, Switzerland of Ohio Local School District held its initial meeting to welcome the planning phase for a new competitive mock trial program Friday, Sept. 7 at Monroe County Courthouse.

“We’re nerds for this program,” said Ryan Suskey, Director of Programs for Ohio Center for Law-Related Education. And it’s easy to see why Suskey and Executive Director Kate Strickland, who were invited to present at the meeting, are so enthusiastic.

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