USC Trojan MUN
A team of 22 students represented NAU over Halloween weekend at our first conference at University of Southern California. For many of our delegates, this was their first conference and they did well. Austin Rock, a second year member of NAU's Model UN team came home with the gavel as Best Delegate from his committee.
Our NAU Model UN club sent 12 delegates to Seattle to participate in the NWMUN conference for the second time. Our team performed admirably. Senior, Will Wolf, brought home a distinguished delegate award. Pictured below from left to right: James Gravitt, Austin Chernyha, Christopher Rodes, Paul Sturmer, Emma Schraner, Ken Pieper, James Megley IV, Cezanne Rahner, Jake Gavin, Mark Myllo, Landon Richards, Will Wolf.
World MUN in Seoul
Senior Claire Bergstresser won the Outstanding Diplomacy Award at the World Model United Nations conference in Seoul, South Korea. This marks the second year in a row that a NAU student has won the highest award at this international competition.
Claire led a team of 7 NAU students to the conference from March 16-20, 2015, where they spent the week representing the state of South Korea on a committee discussing numerous international issues.
The team included: Erin Hodges, Emily Ross, Cheyenne Franklin, Claire Bergstresser (seated), Jasmine Jewell, Connor Mullins, and Landon Richards.
NMUN New York
Our Model UN team attended this conference for their first time at nationals, in New York City. Our team received the Distinguished Delegation award.
NAU returned to Los Angeles for UCLA's conference in the spring. We brought 30 delegates and left with 5 individual awards and an Outstanding Large Delegation award. The winners were Scott Brownell-Best Delegate, Sage Knapp and Claire Bergstresser-Outstanding Delegate, John Murphy-Outstanding Delegate, Connor Mullins-Honorable Mention, Victoria Ziegler and LaShae Brown-Best Resolution.