Patrick Henry College at Moot Court National Tournament.Patrick Henry College was incorporated in 1998 by Michael Farris, founder of the Home School Legal Defense Association.
PHC's streak of six consecutive moot court national championships was interrupted this weekend when PHC finished second in the nation to a fine team from Moorhouse College. The final ballot was a 1 point differential.
Interestingly, there was at least one homeschool grad on three of the four top teams in the nation--from Howard Payne University and Regent University in addition to PHC. PHC won more total trophies than any other college. PHC had 3 of the top 8 teams in the nation, 5 of the top 16, and 7 of the top 32 teams.
PHC had the number one individual speaker in the nation, and a total of three of the top 10. Two teams of PHC freshmen won first and second in the nation in brief writing for Respondent. In the past 11 years, PHC has finished first eight times, and second two times.
Other colleges in this year's national final included the University of Chicago, Duke, University of Virginia, Holy Cross, Air Force, Baylor, and many others.
20 January 2015
Patrick Henry College Excels Once More
From a recent announcement . . .