Accolade: Model United Nations team shines at Canada conference

December 4, 2017

MUN team indoorsTallahassee, Fla. (December 4, 2017)—Tallahassee Community College Model United Nations braved both the cold and numerous working group sessions over Thanksgiving week to participate in a Model U.N. conference in Banff, Canada. The conference hosted more than 250 delegates from seven countries, including TCC’s 14 students.

Students spent a total of 24 hours in committee sessions working to find ways to resolve important international issues. As a result of their preparation and hard work, TCC’s seven 2-person delegations earned seven awards overall. Four delegations earned awards for position papers they wrote in preparation for the conference, and two delegate teams were awarded Best Delegation in Committee. Finally, TCC students were recognized with a Distinguished Delegation award for representing the country of Peru.

The team was led by Monica Garcia Vega and Roman Ramos and also included Max Culbreath, Darrien Dahunsi, Gregory Gutierrez, Dixie Johnston, Alexander Jonas, Brenda Jones, Jeremy Jones, Brendan Leverenz, Taylor Mackin, Daniel Perez, Tierra Donnell and Ramlah Mahboob. Faculty advisers are Tom Waller and Richard Murgo.