Yara has been a member of Benedictine mock trial since 2013; when she joined as a sophmore. She has competed in national level competition twice and has won various Outstanding Attorney Awards as a member of the Benedictine Mock Trial Team.
2016-2017 will be Yara's first year serving as a mock trial coach. When Yara isn't doing Mock, thinking of doing Mock or dreaming of Mock; Yara likes to try new things and travel all over the world. She has visited countries in Asia and Europe.