Model UN wins awards at Marymount conference

Twelve students from the Model United Nations club attended the Marymount United Nations conference March 18 at Marymount High School. Though students said the school didn’t perform as well as it has done in previous conferences, Nicky Belgrad ’19 and Princie Kim ’18 both received an Outstanding Speaker Award and an Accommodation Award, respectively. Club […]

Model UN competes in Harvard conference

Model UN competes in Harvard conference

Members of the Model United Nations Club attended a conference hosted by Harvard University Jan. 28 – 31 at the Sheraton Boston and Hynes Convention Center. Nine students went on the trip, which was chaperoned by upper school deans Jamie Chan and Celso Cardenas. Only students with substantial experience in Model UN could attend. Committees […]

Model UN members participate at conference

Eleven students travelled to Mira Costa High School to take part in the LAIMUN conference on Saturday. Students represented Australia and Botswana in 11 committees, split between novice, in which only students who had been to two or fewer conferences could attend, and advanced committees. Topics included the promotion of emerging markets and the use […]

Model UN participates at UCLA conference

The Model UN club attended BruinMUN conference held at UCLA Nov. 14-15. The club represented Greece and Jordan in committees such as the General Assembly, Security Council and UN Development Program. The conference consisted of three levels: six novice committees (beginning level), 12 general assemblies (intermediate level) and four crisis committees (advanced level). Each committee […]

Model UN holds elections for representatives

Model UN elections for next year’s secretariat took place after school April 27. Jaebok Lee ’16 was elected President, Grace Pan ’16 was elected Vice President, Elliot Kang ’16 was elected Treasurer and Tiffany Kim ’17 was elected Junior Representative. Students got elected to the secretariat through the election. A secretariat is a group of […]

Model UN delegates win at local conference

Six members of the Model United Nations club won awards at a conference they attended Nov. 8-9 at UCLA. At the BruinMUN tournament, participants worked together as co-delegates in their discussions. Jaebok Lee ’16 and Grace Pan ’16 won the best delegate award, the highest award available, for their work on the Novice Security Council. […]

Model UN to attend UCLA conference

The Model UN Club will compete in the Bruin Model United Nations conference at UCLA Nov. 8-9. Club members are preparing by reviewing a Model UN guidebook on writing position papers that club co-president Danielle Brody ’15 received from a Georgetown University summer program. “The manual will allow everyone to familiarize themselves with the proper […]

Model UN unable to attend convention due to bad weather, airport closure

The Model UN club was unable to attend the National Convention going on from Feb. 13 to Feb. 16 in Washington, D.C. due to weather problems. Dulles International outside of Washington was closed and the flight was canceled before they could even board. “It was of course disappointing not to be able to attend the […]

Model UN competes in Washington D.C.

The Model UN program  will compete at the National Convention in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Feb. 13-Feb. 16. “We are writing position papers and learning about each of our countries’ policies to prepare for the conference,” Sara Evall ’15 said. “As nationals are the culminating event of the year, we have been looking forward to it […]

Six win awards at Model UN meetings

Six members of the Model United Nations club received awards at the first two conferences of the year. Elliot Rollins ’16 and Christina Duval ’16 received an Honorable Mention for their representation of Jordan in the Novice Disarmament and International Security Committee. Brandon Bergsneider ’16 and William Burford ’16 were recognized in the Novice Economic […]