Grand Bahama cleans up at 2014 M.U.N.S. Competition

Hard work paid off for the Grand Bahama team that participated in this year’s 17th annual Model United Nations Session held at Breezes Super Club in Nassau on Monday, April 7. This event was jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Rotary Club. The Model United Nations Session also known as M.U.N.S. is a conference similar to the United Nations in which students participate as delegates to various UN Committees. Participants research and formulate political positions based on the actual policies of the countries they represent. These successful Grand Bahamian High School students faced a fierce debate and provocative draft resolution which focused on International Migration and Privacy in the Digital Age. Walking away as overall first place winner  was Lucaya International School advised by Cheryl Blanchet,  team member included: Andrew Groodrum, Chad Haddad, Marlena Leonard and Sophie Paine   Coming third overall was Sunland Baptist Academy advised by Carrol Bennett  and Paulett Maxwell, Team members included: Daisha Smith, Kristion Moree, William Davis, Christian Lightbourne and Wellington Bullard. The other Schools from Grand Bahama who contested were Saint Paul’s d Methodist College advised by Carmichael Henry and Yvette Sweeting, Team members included: Ryon Gibison, Matayo Burrows, Talea Hendfield  and Aaliyah Vilburn   and first time participants from Jack Hayward High School advised by: Marla Turnquest Sweeting and Vinson Rolle, Team members from Jack Hayward were: Angelo Deams, Denzel Daniel, Brianette Rolle and Brian Rolle 

Published Monday, June 2, 2014

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