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Mock Trial Team

Faculty Sponsor: John Whitehurst

The Mount Pisgah Mock Trial Team competes in the Georgia Mock Trial Competition. Sponsored by the State Bar of Georgia, the Competition puts students into the roles of lawyers and witnesses in arguing a fictitious case in a courtroom setting. The team begins organizing in September in preparation for competitions with other schools in February and March.

Please visit this site for more information.
 


The Honor Council

Faculty Chair: Shane Tomashot
Faculty Advisors: Greer Dover and Andrew Perry

The Honor Council works to uphold the academic integrity of the Upper School. To join, prospective members must obtain the recommendations of three faculty members and write an essay describing their aptitude for and commitment to academic integrity. Essays are reviewed by the faculty sponsors, who then meet to select the students deemed most qualified. Students must be honest and trustworthy. Moreover, they must uphold a vow of confidentiality regarding cases and sessions. Once a student is accepted as an Honor Council member, they may continue to serve for the remainder of their high school career.


Health Sciences Club

Faculty Sponsor: Alison Cuppia
Assistant Faculty Sponsor: Andrew Perry

The Health Sciences Club provides students with opportunities related to Health Sciences through Service Projects, Networking, and Community Connections. The Health Sciences Club aims to provide service opportunities like volunteering at an assisted living facility or organizing a community blood drive with the Red Cross. Networking and Community Connection opportunities might include shadowing athletic training staff or lunch-and-learn sessions with health care professionals. To join the Health Sciences Club, please contact the Faculty Sponsor.

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    John Whitehurst

    Teacher - History/Instructional Coach B.A., History and English, Georgia Southern Univer ...
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    Shane Tomashot

    Teacher - History Education PhD: Modern World History; MA: Pol ...
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    Alison Cuppia

    Teacher - Science Upper School Science Teacher M.A., Teaching, Em ...