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Fifteen members of the Model United Nations at St. Lawrence participated in the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference held in Boston in February, 2005.

During the conference, some 3,000 students from participating colleges and universities are assigned to represent various U.N.-member countries, and assume the role of ambassadors to debate current issues in global politics. Student delegates prepare draft resolutions, plot strategy, negotiate with supporters and adversaries and resolve conflicts, all within the rules of Parliamentary Procedure. Members of St. Lawrence's Model U.N. were assigned to represent Senegal at the conference, and each participant had committee assignments as well.

Participants, and their committee assignments, were:
Jon Cardinal '08, Ogdensburg, NY, International Labor Organization; Nick Czop '07, Athens, NY, Disarmament and International Security Committee; Ann Dargie '07, Potsdam, NY, African Union; Chelsea Davidson '08, Hudson Falls, NY, Legal Committee; Vanessa de Bruyn '05, North Bonneville, WA; United Nations Development Programme; Shawn Golley '08, Hamilton, NY, Commission on Human Rights; Eloise Grout '07, Portland, OR, Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee; Shreya Kamath '08, Singapore, Special Political and Decolonization Committee; Amy Lichorat '07, Westfield, NY, UN Conference on Trade and Development; Jaralie Murphy '07, Oneida, NY, Head Delegate; Domenico Pirrotta '07, Rensselaer, NY, World Health Organization; Laura Rabinow '08, Delmar, NY, Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee; Danielle Sanzone '05, Troy, NY, Commission on Human Rights; Dimitar Velikov '07, Bulgaria, World Trade Organization; and Lindsey Wetmiller '07, Shelburne, VT, Legal Committee.

Posted: February 25, 2005