The Mt. Lebanon High School Model UN team won 1st Place as the best high school delegation at the University of Delaware's Model United Nations Tournament held the weekend of Feb. 24-26. Over 26 high schools from Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania competed in the prestigious annual competition.
In addition to the 1st Place award for Best Team, a number of Mt. Lebanon students won individual honors. Winning 1st place in their committees were seniors Eoin Wilson-Manion, Isaac Kalapos and Alex Thorpe. Taking 2nd place in their committees were Ezra Gershanok and James Perotti. Finishing in 3rd place in committees were Aya Obeid and Antonio Carapella.
Earlier this year, the Model UN team won 1st Place at conferences held at Penn State University and the University of Pittsburgh.
Our Model UN program was recognized as one of the top 15 high school programs in the Mid-West region of the US by the website "Best Delegate.com." The team sponsors are Mr. George Savarese, Mr. Peter DiNardo and Mr. Adam Lumish.