Highland Park Model UN wins in Philadelphia

Highland Park’s Model UN team visited Philadelphia this past weekend with a focus on politics in Africa. The trip started with an exploration of the US constitution and its influence on African democracies such as South Sudan and Liberia. Students ate West African food and prepared for their four day Model UN conference held in the city’s historic district. At the conference, students competed in debates about African development and were honored with 14 individual awards for their political prowess. Collectively, the team won Outstanding Large Delegation and proudly traveled back to Highland Park with another trophy for the school community to celebrate.  Congratulations to the whole team and to Mr. Gold for planning this experience for our students!