Twenty-four students represented MSUM at the 2012 Arrowhead Model United Nations Conference, hosted by Minnesota State University Mankato in Mankato, Minn., April 12-15. Dr. Andrew Conteh advised the students, and co-presidents Marissa Peterson and Sarah Danielson led.

The team received numerous group and individual awards. Collectively, MSUM received more awards than any other university at the conference.

  • The delegation from Israel was awarded Best Delegation; delegates included: Rohan John, Sarah Danielson, Marissa Peterson, and Hannah Salscheider.
  • The delegation from the Russian Federation received Best Delegation Nominee; delegates included: Joshua Weatherspoon, Clay Schwartzwalter, David McCallum, Kimberly Ehrlich, Angela Kettering, and Jessica Dalaney.
  • The delegation from Israel placed third in the National Spirit Competition.

In addition to the delegation awards, several students from MSUM received the following individual honors:

  • Hannah Salscheider was an honorable mention for Best Delegate in the Economic and Finance Committee.
  • Clay Schwartzwalter was an honorable mention for Best Delegate in the Political & Security Committee.
  • Rohan John was awarded Best Delegate in the Political and Security Committee.
  • Sarah Danielson was awarded Best Delegate in the Social and Humanitarian Committee.
  • Morgan Schieffer was a nominee for Best Delegate in the Social and Humanitarian Committee.
  • Josh Weatherspoon was honorable mention for Best Delegate in Security Council.