The Princeton Day School Model United Nations Team traveled to the Yale Model UN Conference in New Haven this past weekend and won a number of awards. Faculty advisor at US history teacher Eamon Downey reported that this conference was an international gathering comprised of more than 80 high schools, with 1800 students competing.
At the end of the opening ceremony it was announced that Katie Jain '21 won the award for the Best Position Paper submitted to the conference, an impressive accomplishment.
Mr. Downey reported that the PDS Model UN Team made one of the best efforts in the School's Model UN history, winning a large number of Outstanding and Best Delegate awards, and capturing the trophy for Best Small Delegation.
Below is a list of individual award winners. Congratulations to our team!
Megha Thomas: SCSD, representing Algeria
Harjap Singh: GA Historical, representing Saudi Arabia
Emma Dries: UN Women, representing the Czech Republic
Katie Jain: Position paper award
Matan Blitz: Arab League, representing Algeria
Shai Fruchter: Palestinian Council, representing Khawla Al-Shakheheer
Declan Rourke: DISEC, representing Algeria
Lex Decker: ECOFIN, representing Algeria
Rahul Bhatia: SPECPOL, representing Algeria
Elisabeth Berman: Oslo Accords, representing Uri Savir
Kate Bennett: Ad Hoc, representing Benjamin Netanyahu
Hadeel Eltayeb: Press Corps, representing herself
Eyal Yakoby: Oslo Accords, representing Marwan Burglouti