Model Nations Distinguished at Conference


Photo by Alexis Sultemeier


Last Thursday and Friday, five Tompkins students attended the HAMUN (Houston Area Model United Nations) conference.  Our students represented Somalia on committees focusing on topics such as human rights, health, security, and law.

Photo by Alexis Sultemeier

Against hundreds of other students, our group came away with two Distinguished Position Paper awards!

Students representing Tompkins were:

Siddhant Puranik – General Assembly Plenary Session

Lily Gannon – The Disarmament and International Security Committee

Nicholas Cubides – The Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee

Ping Rui Toong – The Legal Committee  *Distinguished Position Paper

Gary Wang – The World Health Organization  *Distinguished Position Paper