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With Alumni Leadership, Mock-Trial Team Sets Out to Take More Prisoners

etired Central teacher Ron Romoff (227) chatted at school with former mock-trial team captain Marvin Barnhill (274) while the college freshman was home from Penn State recently. “My first practice, Mr. Romoff walked up to me and said: ‘I don’t like you. I don’t want you on this team.’ It was a certain arrogance about me.” Mr. Barnhill said his response was: “I’m going to be the best mock-trial student you’ve ever had.”

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Advice With Staying Power

Many older alumni may remember receiving thick Central handbooks at the beginning of each school year. Written in relaxed, prideful prose, those quick guides to Central

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