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RED BANK REGIONAL LEADS AT MODEL UN

modelun2015-5319711Left to right: Red Bank Regional High School students Lauren O’Brien, Victoria Ovanesian, Jack Anderson, Kristen Wimmer and Brianna Napoli were among those who held leadership positions during the 2015 Model UN Conference in Hershey, PA.

Press release from Red Bank Regional High School 

This past January, a group of students from Red Bank Regional High School participated in the YMCA Model United Nations Conference, held in Hershey, PA. Several of the RBR students held leadership positions, while others were recognized with several awards.

Victoria Ovanesian (17, Little Silver) held the esteemed position as chair of the Arab League, while Jack Anderson (17, Little Silver) was invited as an alternate to the highly selective Conference of National Affairs. Kristen Wimmer (15, Little Silver) was recognized as the Outstanding First Year Delegate for the Social & Humanitarian Committee. Lauren O’Brien (17, Red Bank) was honored as the Premier Diplomat for the European Union, and Brianna Napoli (17, Interlaken) received the Outstanding Country Award for her representation of Egypt.

According to Jackie Normyle, Teen Development Specialist at The Community YMCA, all of the students “enjoyed an educational opportunity to learn and grow while debating international issues, putting war criminals on trial, building new nations, and more. Many advisors came to tell me how impressed they were with all of our Community Y delegates.”

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