Model UN Team Returns from MIT with Accolades


Congratulations to Williston’s Model United Nations team, which on February 9 to 11 headed to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to participate in MITMUNX, the university’s tenth Model UN conference. As the conference closes, the chairs of each committee present awards to the top five performers. Six of our students received commendation, four Honorable Mention, one Outstanding Delegate, and one Best Position Paper.

Abby Dennin ’20: Disarmament and International Security Committee, Best Position Paper

Josh Calianos ’18: United Nations Security Council, Honorable Mention

Gabriel Davila Bustamante ’21: World Trade Organization, Honorable Mention

Keyu Lu ’20: Futuristic Committee, Honorable Mention

Reilly Gluz ’19: Historical Committee, Outstanding Delegate

Nathan Shatz ’21: Human Rights Committee, Honorable Mention

Faculty advisor Andrew Syfu gave a shout-out to Josh Calianos, who facilitated the team’s training in the two months leading up to the conference. Way to go, Wildcats!