Model UN Team Delivers Outstanding Results

Thirty George School students participated in the three-day Ivy League Model United Nations Conference in Philadelphia. (Photo by Andy Lehto)

The George School Model United Nations team took part in the annual Ivy League Model United Nations Conference (ILMUNC) in Philadelphia January 26 through 29. During this year’s competition Emily Katsiff ’17 and Will Street ’18 received the Outstanding Delegation Award representing Mexico and Andrew Castle ’17 received Honorable Mention for the G20 Summit.

Andy Lehto, Model UN advisor and history faculty member, called the team’s performance “outstanding.” Thirty George School students participated in the three-day event.

ILMUNC was founded at the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. Their mission is to organize and run model United Nations conferences serving high school students and to promote international affairs and model United Nations among students at the University of Pennsylvania by providing opportunities to be involved in international affairs related activities on-campus, regionally, and abroad.