For the third year in a row, the Irvine Valley College (IVC) Model United Nations team took away top honors–Outstanding Delegation–at the National Model United Nations Conference held in New York. NMUN – NY is the largest international Model UN conference, bringing together more than 5,000 students from over 200 colleges and universities.
In addition to winning the top team award, Alex Boling, Dellara Gorjian, Arvind Krishnan, Rachel Mucho, Lauren Kim, Kelsey Mader, Steven Brander, Channing Walbridge, Christina Tegler, Joseph Trimmer, Elisa Loop, and Aria Noosha received research awards–Outstanding Position Papers–for their respective committees. Alex Boling and Dellara Gorjian also received individual awards for their work on the Commission on the Status of Women and Theo Hunt, Audrey Meaney, and Jibran Samla were selected for chair positions by NMUN staff. The team’s performance at NMUN – NY coupled with its showing at NMUN – DC in the fall, once again makes IVC the most decorated college at National Model UN conferences this year.
Those representing IVC at NMUN – NY are listed as follows: Summer Gary, Theo Hunt, Audrey Meaney, Jibran Samla, Paul Aijon, Chih-Yu Ku, Christina Tegler, Joseph Trimmer, Lauren Kim, Kelsey Mader, Elisa Loop, Aria Noosha, Arvind Krishnan, Rachel Mucho, Daniel Hobbi, Lucina Meyer, Steven Brander, Channing Walbridge, Alex Boling, Dellara Gorjian, Saba Salamatian, Namiko Naka, and Mitchell Evans.