Bethel High School students excel at Model UN competition
Students from Bethel High School recently participated in the Model UN Conference at Old Dominion University. The Model UN Team, under the direction of social studies teacher Ralph Monahan, had an exciting and rewarding experience.
Students walked away with the following awards and commendations:
Rahwa Yehdego and Alex Luchtenberg were awarded a verbal commendation in the Disarmament & Security Committee.
Jathniel (Jay) Moody was awarded as the Best Delegate (1st place) in the Social & Humanitarian Committee.
The team representing the nation of Mexico was awarded the Most Outstanding Small Delegation. This group included:
Rahwa Yehdego and Alex Luchtenberg in Disarmament & Security
Jay Moody in Social & Humanitarian
Amanda McDaniel & Shiza Khan in the Global Summit on the Rights of Women
Jordan Arnold & Bethel Model UN president, Iyanna Parker in Special Political
Monahan said, “I could not be more proud of what these kids accomplished facing approximately 50 schools and more than 70 other delegations. It is truly an awesome accomplishment and I am not ashamed to tell you that I teared up on my drive home knowing just how difficult it is to earn this kind of recognition. These kids were beaming on the ride back.”
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