Elmont MUN Wins ‘Outstanding Small Delegation’ Award in Washington, D.C.


Elmont Memorial High School’s Model United Nations program participated in the prestigious North American Invitational Model United Nations Conference (NAIMUN) from February 15, 2017, to February 19, 2017.

This international conference had nearly 4,000 attending students from nations all over the world such as China, Pakistan, Denmark, Australia, Germany, Haiti, Nepal, Brazil, Israel, and India.

The talented Elmont students represented the nation of Bolivia, and some of the committee topics included demilitarization of space, combating terrorist financial networks, reintegration of refugees, drug trafficking, and natural disasters. Georgetown University students moderated all of the committees.


Elmont Memorial High School’s Model United Nations Program enjoying dinner while in Washington, D.C. for the North American Invitational MUN Conference, Feb. 15-19, 2017. [Photo courtesy of Elmont Memorial High School]

Head delegates Marvin Pierre and Julie Nwaogbe, advisor Mrs. Nkenge Gilliam and chaperone Mr. Phillip Cabrera worked with the team diligently and the students worked very hard throughout the conference.

Ten individual committee awards were received and the delegation from Elmont Memorial High School received the OUTSTANDING SMALL DELEGATION AWARD!

Source: Elmont Memorial High School Model United Nations Program

Congratulations to each of Elmont’s esteemed delegates and dedicated advisors on yet another job well done!

#WeAreElmont #ElmontExcellence #1978 #HigherHeights

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