Students place at Westminster Model UN conference

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Logan Dressman, left, and Ori Goldin show the awards they won at the Westminster High School Model UN Conference.

Six Fox Chapel Area High School students placed at the annual Westminster College High School Model United Nations (UN) Conference. The team of senior Logan Dressman and sophomore Ori Goldin won the Outstanding Delegation award (equivalent to first place). Senior Adhitya Thirumala and sophomore Dylan Paserba won the second place Country Delegation award. Juniors Hannah Parker and Caterina Wu won an Honorable Mention (equivalent to third place).

A total of 130 students from 13 public and private high schools from Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and northern West Virginia participated in the Westminster College High School Model UN Conference. The competition was held April 18, 2024, at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania.

The purpose of the Model UN conference is to enable students to role-play and simulate the countries in the United Nations. As a part of the conference, students debate and try to solve global problems from the perspectives of other countries.