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Upper School Model UN Students Shine at JP Stevens One-Day Conference
Upper School Model UN Students Shine at JP Stevens One-Day Conference

Contributed by Eamon Downey, Model UN faculty advisor

Congratulations to the mix of new and experienced Princeton Day School Model UN student delegates at last weekend's excellent conference in Edison, NJ.

Eyal Yakoby '20 continued his remarkable string of successes, winning the gavel for Best Delegate representing China in the committee on Narcotic Drugs control. Newcomer Lexie Hausheer '20 wasted no time getting into the spirit of things, earning a Verbal Commendation award for her work in the Disarmament and International Security committee representing Belgium. Aidan Njanja Fassu '20 won an Honorable Mention for his role representing the UK Space Agency in the committee for Mars colonization. Well done and congratulations to all!

Photos: Above, PDS Model UN participants in Shepherd Commons during a simulation the week prior to JP Stevens Conference. Below: At the simulation, the Secretariat General made sure students stayed on track throughout a long evening of preparation. Secretary General Shai Löfdahl Fruchter '19 and Director General Elisabeth Berman '19, center with gavels, along with other Secretariat members Philip Kaplan '19 and Megha Thomas '20, left, and Joe Santamaria '19, right.