Twenty-one students represented MSUM at the 2015 Arrowhead Model United Nations Conference, hosted by the University of Wisconsin La Crosse April 9th through 12th, 2015. They were advised by Dr. Andrew Conteh and led by Model UN President Uchenna Onyeama. The team received several awards:
In addition to the delegation award, several students from MSUM received individual honors:
· Hannah Jacobson was awarded honorable mention for Best Delegate in Human Rights Council.
· Taysir Badir was awarded honorable mention for Best Delegate in the Political and Security Committee.
· Jamaal Abegaz was awarded honorable mention for Best Delegate in the Economic and Finance Committee.
· Saad Janjua was a Best Delegate Nominee in the Social, Cultural, Humanities Committee.
In addition, Dr. Andrew Conteh was recognized as Outstanding Advisor for his more than twenty-five years of dedication to the work of the Arrowhead Model United Nations. Dr. Conteh served as the President of the General Assembly in this year’s conference as well as presenting the keynote speech at the closing banquet and awards ceremony.