Model UN earns honors at fall conference

The Lakewood High School Model UN Club turned in another fine performance at the Cleveland Council on World Affairs fall conference held on Nov. 14. Seniors Grace Yousefi and Rachel Ritter won an excellent Delegation Award, as did seniors Moira Horn and Caroline Canale.

Winning Honorable Mention awards were the following delegations: sophomores Renee Klann and Franchesca Bodnar; seniors Morgenna Zuby and Bea Aldrich; seniors Bilal Shaw and Elliot Smith; and sophomores Devon Chodzin and Laert Fejzullari.

Competing with a young team against 11 other schools, the Lakewood delegation received the third-highest number of awards. According to club adivser Dr. Chuck Greanoff, co-presidents Grace Yousefi, Rachel Ritter and Ellen Latsko did an excellent job with all aspects of training and organization. Secretary Irina Vatamanu and training coordinator Bilal Shaw were also instrumtal in the success of the club. Garfield Social studies teacher Joshua Thornsberry once again volunteered his time and invaluable expertise to the club’s training.

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