Upper School Model UN attended the first in-person conference in more than two years over the weekend! Twenty St. Catherine's students participated in the Governor's School Model UN Conference at Maggie Walker High School.
Junior Molly Hatfield won Honorable Mention for her work as Austin Dembray in the Ebola Outbreak of 2014 committee. Freshmen Lucy Wooton and Scarlett Townsend, both participating in their first Model UN conference, won a verbal commendation for their work as a double delegation representing Poland in the Committee for Social, Cultural, and Humanitarian Affairs (SOCHUM) discussing how to prevent and respond to Ethnic Cleansing.
St. Catherine's students represented the countries of Brazil, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Hungary, Poland, South Sudan, as well as individual characters such as Vanessa Morrison (in the Hollywood Commission committee on gender equity), ancient poet Catullus (in the First Triumvirate: Caesar committee), and Ebola vaccine researcher Austin Demby in the (Ad Hoc) Ebola Outbreak of 2014 committee.