The Conway High School Model United Nations team won numerous awards at the Arkansas Model United Nations Conference, held Nov. 22-23 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas.
The Conway High School delegation of Argentina won the Best Overall Outstanding Delegation at the conference against competition from Arkansas, Tennessee and Oklahoma.
Conway High students who won awards in their individual committees were Zoe Allison, Outstanding delegate and rapporteur in Security Council representing Argentina; William Bryden, Outstanding delegate and rapporteur in Economic and Finance Committee representing Argentina; Bailey Craig, Outstanding delegate in Legal Committee representing Argentina; Kyle Ward, Outstanding delegate in Special Political Committee representing Argentina; Olivia Tzeng, Outstanding delegate in Social and Humanitarian Committee representing Israel; Lincoln Gimnich, Outstanding delegate in Social and Humanitarian Committee representing Israel; Sidney Freyaldenhoven, Outstanding delegate in Special Political Committee representing Yemen; and Jonathan Wynn, Outstanding delegate in Special Political Committee representing Lebanon.
The Conway High delegations of Argentina and Israel won best position paper awards for their research on world topics and their country’s stance on the issues.
The Conway students who competed at the Arkansas Model United Nations Conference and the country they represented were Zoe Allison, William Bryden, Bailey Craig, Sam Coker, Ryan McGhee, Rachel Morgan, Mason Shaw, Elaina Taylor and Kyle Ward representing Argentina; Olivia Tzeng, Lincoln Gimnich, Alexa Vetsch, Mattison Cato, Andrew Fey and Adrienne Thompson representing Israel; Tristan Norman, Nicole Penn, Zach Powers, Tristan Thompson and Jonathan Wynn representing Lebanon; and Anna Bailey, Sidney Freyaldenhoven, Maegan Langley and Sarah Thomas representing Yemen.