Three Students Win Awards At Model UN Conference

Pictured (l-r): Chris O'Connor, Max Lachut, and Harriet Dweh

Fifteen CBAMUN (ModelUN) students participated in the MPHMUN 2021 Conference recently. The conference included nine regional high schools and 180 students. The day, which served as a platform to discuss and address some of the world's most critical challenges, provided delegates with the opportunity to hone their diplomatic, critical thinking, and debating skills. The students came away with a new understanding of some of the world's most pressing issues and the life skills to solve them.

Max Lachut '23 wonThe Baxter Ball Book Award in the committee of The Edward Snowden Classified Document Release, which is granted to the most researched delegate in committee, proven by detailed solutions and a thorough position paper. Harriet Dweh '25 won The William Verbeck Award for Strategic Thinking in the committee World Health Organization, which is granted to the delegate who displays leadership and agency by steering the course of debate, and Chris O'Connor '25 won The Baxter Ball Book Award in the committee of Disarmament and International Security, which is granted to the most researched delegate in committee, proven by detailed solutions and a thorough position paper.