Recap: RMBLSA's 45th Annual Regional Convention
RMBLSA held its 45th Annual Regional Convention in Austin, Texas from February 19-23, 2014. The Convention had incredible panels, including a Sports & Entertainment Panel, a Career Panel, a Corporate Law Panel and a Political Law Panel. Attendees also took part in a community service event and made 100 study kits for at risk middle school children about to take their Texas STAAR Test. The study kits included encouraging hand-written notes penned by RMBLSA members. The Frederick Douglas Moot Court and Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competitions took place during the Convention at the Texas State Capitol. The Convention culminated in an Awards Gala with the Honorable Judge George C. Hanks as the keynote speaker. Awards given at the Gala included the Mock Trial awards, with first place going to Thurgood Marshall School of Law; the Moot Court awards, with first place going to the University of Oklahoma College of Law; and the Chapter of the Year awards, with St. Mary's School of Law winning the Small Chapter division, University of Oklahoma College of Law winning the Medium Chapter division, and Texas A&M University winning the Large Chapter division.