Alma College Repeats Strong Showing at National Model UN
Alma College Model United Nations teams received Outstanding Delegation and Distinguished Delegation recognitions at the National Model UN simulations in New York April 11-15. This is the 10th consecutive year Alma has taken a highest award Outstanding Delegation.
Representing the non-governmental organization (NGO) Global Fund for Women, Alma received an Outstanding Delegation. Alma's delegation representing the country of Comoros received a Distinguished Delegation honor, the second-highest award presented at the national competition.
Alma competed against 240 colleges and universities from around the country and the world with more than 3,600 students, including 50 international delegations.
Students met in committees writing resolutions and reports, caucusing, and engaging in formal debate about their committee's concerns. The closing session was held at the UN headquarters.
Delegates representing Global Fund for Women:
- ECOSOC Plenary: Scottie Rumrill, Rachel Dotson
- Commission on the Status of Women: Avis Groath, Margaret Hewitt
- Economic Commission for Africa: Becky Feuerstein
- Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Sam Sugar, Toshia Williams
- UN Environmental Programme: Josh Robare, Kristen Haight
- UN Development Programme: Emelia Shroyer, Aaron Pooley
Delegates representing Comoros:
- GA Plenary: Bart Housman, Kim Joki
- GA 1st: Tim Wertz
- GA 2nd: Amy Willey
- GA 3rd: Lorna Kilborn
- World Conference on Disaster Reduction: Jennifer Banister, Jim Allen
- G-77: Elizabeth Espinosa
- Economic Commission for Africa: Amanda Brewster, Brittany Law
- Organization of the Islamic Conference: Lindsay Dunbar, Samantha Pavolko
- African Union: Chris Adamec, Drew Emge
Posted: Mon, April 17th, 2006 at 2:14PM