A student-run academic exercise, Mock Con remains the most accurate political mock convention in the country
The 28th Mock Convention’s Presidential Gala on Nov. 12 offered the campus a glimpse of the upcoming excitement for the 2024 mock presidential convention.
Mock Convention is gathering steam as the organization prepares for its Spring Kickoff event on March 21.
When Kara Lough '20 found W&L, she found a supportive environment that allowed her to lead a magazine, study in Italy, work as a photographer and plan a career.
Two W&L students dramatically upgraded security preparations for the biggest Mock Con yet.
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The prediction is the result of years of research conducted by student state and territory chairs, regional chairs and national and democratic party analysts.
W&L’s Mock Con, one of the most ambitious student political research projects in the country, this year aims to predict the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee.
As director of communications for Mock Con 2020, Annie Lentz '20 applies her love of mass communications and politics to promote and protect a 112-year-old legacy.
Mock Con Political Chair John Harashinski '20 hopes to carry on the event's legacy of accurate predictions using lessons from courses in political analysis and leadership.
An all-student team has created a versatile app for Mock Con 2020, bringing ticketing, program information and image sharing onto attendees’ phones and eliminating thousands of pages of printed material.
As director of operations for Mock Con 2020, Kylie Piotte '21 puts her event-planning skills to the test and finds her fit at W&L.
Whether he's on the football field or in the Mock Con war room, Kyle Perel '20 never forgets about the importance of teamwork and adaptable leadership.
As Mock Con 2020 approaches, take a look back at the 112-year history of this unparalleled event.
We invite you to peek behind the scenes with the hard-working student leaders of the W&L Mock Convention and enjoy a brief video reminder of what makes this community such a special place.
Luke Basham '20 parlays a passion for politics into the challenging role of Democratic Party analyst for Mock Con 2020.
How Mock Con General Secretary Layne Smith '20 stays sane under the pressure of academics, Mock Con 2020 and acting as head hearing advisor for the W&L Honor System.
As general chair for Mock Con 2020, Jimmy Fleck '20 uses his political knowledge and business skills to lead a team of stand-out students toward a historic moment.
The Presidential Gala Dress Exchange allowed students to buy and sell formal dresses to wear to the event.
The keynote speaker for kickoff weekend will be John Heilemann, a political journalist who hosts Showtime’s “The Circus” and serves as a political analyst for MSNBC and NBC News.
The exhibition, “The Mock Convention Through the Years,” is on display on the first floor of Leyburn Library between Sept. 15-29.
Students were motivated to travel to the presidential inauguration in D.C. to observe democracy in action.
Congressman and Mock Convention Speaker Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) Reflects on the Experience of Mock Convention
An economics major who is minoring in poverty and education policy, Madison Smith is Mock Con's event planner-in-chief.