Published on November 14, 2014 by Sean Flynt  

Posted by Sean Flynt on 2014-11-12

Members of Samford’s Model United Nations (MUN) team earned three awards at the National Model United Nations in Washington, D.C., Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Model United Nations is an authentic simulation of the U.N. General Assembly and other multilateral bodies.

Madison Schneider earned the Best Delegate Award

Michael Arthur, Marley Davis, Gina Harwell, Lauren Hunt, Gabi Kin and Emily Praktish earned the Distinguished Delegation Award for their representation of Azerbaijan.

Juliana Guzman, Emily Hancock, Josh Lay, Katie Peake and Madison Schneider earned the Honorable Mention Award for their representation of Romania.

Samford political science professor and MUN advisor Serena Simoni noted that the team competed against 80 schools from the U.S. and abroad.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.