Model UN Team Wins Multiple Awards at UVA

The MLWGS delegation of 51 students received the Under-Secretary General's Award for the Outstanding Large Delegation at UVA's Model UN Conference (VAMUN XXX) held the weekend before Thanksgiving.

"I am very proud of the poise and professionalism that my students carried themselves with throughout the conference," said Model UN club sponsor Max Smith.

Ryan Johnson '11 and Ben Zavelsky '12 were given top honors as Best Delegate (1st Place) in their respective committees.

Additional individual awards are as follows:
Outstanding Delegate:
  • Matthew King and Mason Davenport (DISEC)
  • Arthur Wu (IAEA)
  • Sameer Sarkar (Kenyan Constitutional Review)
  • Jason Kong (Kuomintang)
  • Maggie Chambers (Communist Party of China)
Honorable Mention:
  • Emlyn Crenshaw (Commission on Status of  Women)
  • Jessica Chaoul (Crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh)
  • Carly Spraggins (US Senate)
  • Scott Hazelwood (Health Care Stakeholders)
Verbal Commendations:
  • Renison Tisdale (DISEC)
  • Nico Andrade (WHO)
  • Judy Hou (Commission on Status of  Women)
  • Logan Ferrell (Jefferson Committee on Diplomacy)