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Model UN wins awards at regional conference

May 12, 2017
Shepherdstown Chronicle

Shepherd University's Model United Nations team won three awards at the Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference March 30-April 1 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The team represented Bangladesh, Bulgaria, and New Zealand at the event.

Rebecca Kamp, Martinsburg; Desiree Rose, Hedgesville; Daniela Powers, Inwood; Rebecca Jerome, Marlington; and Karen Paiz, Silver Spring, Maryland, won Honorable Delegation representing Bangladesh.

Dillon Enright, Columbia, Maryland, was recognized for excellence, and Rose won an individual award for her work as a delegate. Gabriella Hess, Martinsburg, who argued an international law case before the judges of the International Court of Justice on behalf of Somalia, won her case in a unanimous decision.

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Photo courtesy of Shepherd University
Members of Shepherd University’s Model UN include, front row from left, Alyson Hehr, Wheeling; Daniela Powers, Inwood; Karen Paiz, Silver Spring, Maryland; Rebecca Kamp, Martinsburg; Desiree Rose, Hedgesville; and Danielle Marple, Inwood; back row, from left, are Dr. Aart Holtslag, assistant professor of political science and Model UN advisor; Rebecca Jerome, Marlington; Jackson Muse, Fairfax, Virginia; Devin Spinks, Summersville; Mikayla Duhaime, Saratoga Springs, New York; and Gabrielle Hess, Martinsburg.

Shepherd's team also includes Alyson Hehr, Wheeling; Emma Lindsey-Severns, Charles Town; Danielle Marple, Inwood; Abimbola Olusanjo, Martinsburg; Devin Spinks, Summersville; and Jackson Muse, Fairfax, Virginia.



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