Floral Park Memorial’s Model United Nations team traveled to Boston to
compete at Boston University’s High School MUN Conference from Feb.
Floral Park’s delegates showcased their debate skills and
generated creative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing
issues. Representing the nations of Malaysia, New Zealand and Ireland,
the students wrote resolutions for topics that ranged from international
jurisdiction and intervention to xenophobia in Europe.
“The conference was fun and well-organized,” said eighth grader Marwa Alami.
a rigorous weekend, several of Floral Park’s delegates were praised for
their performances. Danielle Ashbahian won honorable mention in the
Paris Climate Change Summit and Anna Burnett and Andrew Haneman won
honorable mention in the Disarmament and International Security
Committee. Sophia Ramcharitar was awarded honorable mention in the
Council of Europe and Harry Schlechter was awarded honorable mention in
the FIFA committee.