Attorney Carl E. Kasten ’66, one of the founders of the Illinois State University Attorneys Advisory Board (AAB), delivered the keynote address April 23 at the 16th annual Prelaw Awards Banquet at the Bone Student Center.
Attended by students, parents, and alumni attorneys, the banquet is sponsored by the Attorneys Advisory Board each spring to celebrate the accomplishments of Illinois State prelaw and mock trial team students. Javier Padilla was presented with the 2016 Carl E. Kasten Prelaw Leadership Award. David Krienke received the Tom Eimermann Outstanding Prelaw Student Award.
Three mock trial students were also presented with awards. Kelly J. Franklin was the winner of the Outstanding Witness Award, and Madeline K. Herrman was the winner of the Outstanding Attorney Award. Khandi T. Wright was presented with the Mock Trial Leadership Award. Karen McClure received the Mock Trial Distinguished Service Award for her contributions to the program. Persons wishing to obtain additional information about the Attorneys Advisory Board may contact Assistant Dean Deb Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org or (309) 438-2021.