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Students Attend Virtual Model U.N. Conference
Andrew Mouzin

On Friday, Jan. 29, Kemper Library was buzzing with international discussions and collaborations, as 30 upper school Model U.N. students represented countries from around the world in a virtual conference hosted by Wichita State University. Students prepared briefs on the maintenance of international peace and security during the global pandemic of COVID-19, as well as topics pertaining to the situation in Kashmir. They represented four countries in the conference: Dominican Republic, Niger, the Russian Federation, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Nine students garnered awards.

Outstanding Delegate Awards went to:

  • Emilia Bertsch, Ella Palmet and Sophia Standard representing Dominican Republic First Security Council
  • Oscar Bash and Quinn Benson representing Russia Second Security Council
  • Salil Chandramohan and Geoon Chung representing Niger Second Security Council

Honorable Mention Award went to:

  • Finn Sjue and Eli Toney representing Niger First Security Council

Brooke McCanles, Emerson Pereira and Naina Singh served as Model U.N. captains and organized the logistics, as well as taught and mentored students new to the program.