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Students attend Model United Nations Conference in Chicago

A group of Muskingum College students recently attended the Model United Nations Conference in Chicago, Illinois, as the culmination of activities for the Model United Nations Club at the college. 

The students represented Israel and participated in a broad range of committee meetings, general assembly meetings and conference debates on issues impacting that country and its role in world affairs.

Attending the conference were club president Melanie Hilton, a junior interdisciplinary major from Dehradun, India; Katie Rapp, a sophomore international affairs and political science major from Lower Burrell, PA; club treasurer Meryl Williams, a sophomore journalism major from Caldwell; Brandon Clay, a senior political science and public affairs major from Worthington;  Erin Cho, an international exchange student from Seoul, Korea;  Kory Christman, a first-year interdisciplinary major from New Concord;  Kim Morrison, a senior American studies and sociology major from Cincinnati; Justin Williams, a first-year political science and international affairs major from Newark; and Jeanna Henderson, a first-year art major from Byesville. Williams won the award for best representative for the Sixth Committee. The group is advised by Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Michelle Boomgaard. 

The American Model United Nations is a non-profit, educational organization founded in 1989 which strives to combine educational quality with highly realistic simulations of the United Nations to give students an unparalleled Model UN learning experience.