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SA Scots Participate in Model United Nations Conference with Schools from 13 Countries

Over the weekend of February 12-14, the Saint Andrew's Upper School Model United Nations Team participated in the North American Invitational Model United Nations Conference. 
 
Held annually since 1963, the conference is hosted by Georgetown University and typically takes place in downtown Washington, D.C., although this year's offering was entirely conducted in a virtual format. 
 
Sixteen Upper School students joined over 1500+ high school students from 13 countries for three days of committee meetings, debates, and resolution writing. SA students assumed delegate roles from Colombia or the Bahamas and worked in committees such as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the World Health Organization. 
 
Other members of the SA Model UN team assumed the role of representatives on historic and future "Crisis Committees" such as the Arctic Council of 2023, UN Security Council of 1971, and the Politburo of the Soviet Union during the Korean War. 
 
SA student participants described their experiences as "a fascinating discussion of modern-day topics," "a great experience to meet other students from around the country," and that "it made me feel like I was able to provide input for change on important current events." The student participants were:
 
Ava Allwardt '24
Maya Blatt '23
Charles Butler '24
Maddie Byers '23
Gabriel Fernandez '24
Juliana Hakman '22
Evie Heath '23
Shyamaa Karthik '24
Eve Riskind '23
Alessandra Roberts '24
Victoria Schrubb '23
Alexa Shumway '22
Lydia Taylor '24
Jasmin Thomas '24
Michelle Voicu '23
Daniel Wang '23
Venus Wang '22
Dr. Schipper, Faculty Advisor
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