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Siegel High School Model U.N. wins awards


MTN Reporter Haley Perkins February 28, 2020


Siegel High School's Model United Nation competed in the University of Tennessee's Volunteer Model U.N. Conference.


Students were given the opportunity to debate in ten committees, including Security Council, World Health Organization, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Economic and Financial Committee, and Disarmament and International Security Committee.


Siegel’s delegation won “Outstanding Large Delegation,” making this the third year in a row the school has won Outstanding or Best Large Delegation at VOLMUN. Students also won 14 individual awards.


Reygan Fitzpatrick (Syria), Gwyneth Millican (Côte d’Ivoire) and Grace Puzzo (North Korea) won the Best Delegate award, which is the highest award in each committee.


Emily Bruce (China), Timothy Phillips (Turkey) and Elizabeth Baum (China) won the Outstanding Delegate award the second- highest award in each committee. Kyu Kim (China), Garrett Rush (Aregentina) and Ethan Summar (Côte d’Ivoire) won the Honorable Mention award, the third- highest award in each committee.


Waylon Price (Turket), Don Kim (China), Charlcie Shelton (North Korea), Kalani Cing (North Korea) and Bella Phanthavongsa (Argentina) won Verbal Commendations.