Glenbard West Model UN Excels at Model UN Conference
Glenbard West Model UN Team brings home high honors from Cal-Berkeley conference.
The Glenbard West Model UN team received high honors at the Cal-Berkeley Model UN Conference in San Francisco earlier this month, including the highest individual honor of Gavel recognition, according to a District 87 news release.
Seniors Fiona Bare and Conor McDonough received Gavel recognition for being the best delegate in their committees. The Gavel award is the highest individual honor given as part of Model UN, according to the release. Bare was honored for representing Germany on the European Union while McDonough won for playing the role of Robert Kennedy on a simulation of the Kennedy Cabinet.
Senior Jordan Geiersbach and sophomore Colette Bare were also named Outstanding delegates for representing Germany on the United Nations Environmental Programme, and seniors Leah Landry and Krishna Patel were awarded a delegate commendation for their work as India on the Social and Humanitarian Council.
The following delegates also received a Research Award which recognizes excellence in research and skill in writing: Michael Bianchini, Cara Barnett, Mohammad Saad, Annie O'Brien, Will Geiselhart, Megan Morris, Emma Wilgenbusch, Colette Bare, Jordan Geiersbach and Fiona Bare.