After a spate of canceled conferences last spring due to the pandemic, Model UN gatherings have gone virtual this year. Princeton Day School Model UN members recently attended the virtual Columbia Model United Nations Conference and Exposition (CMUNCE) held January 15-17. The delegation, composed of Akash Bhowmick '23, Arjun Kumar '23, Ansh Kulkarni '22, Vinay Rao '21, Will Sun '22 and Albert Zhou '23, received several individual and team accolades from the conference.
PantherMUN received the Best Small Delegation Award for their collective efforts during the conference. Individual award winners are below:
Vinay Rao: Honorable Mention in Revolutionary People’s Constitutional Convention representing William “Preacherman” Fesperman
Akash Bhowmick: Honorable Mention in 1996 Russian Presidential Election representing Nadia Georgievna
Arjun Kumar: Outstanding Delegate in Americans with Disabilities Act: Board of Directors representing Paul Longmore
Albert Zhou: Honorable Mention in 1996 Russian Presidential Election representing Pavlov Pavlovovich
See our previous news story for more on PantherMUN efforts to stay strong during the pandemic, including a successful team effort at a Model UN conference in the fall.
Photo: Composite photo of the PantherMUN delegates who participated in the January conference