First Place for Model UN
First Place for Model UN
By Ginger Geoffery


The Canisius High School Model UN team of Max Balanevsky '18, Andrew Mangan '18 and George DiFilippo '18 (left to right above) earned a first place finish at the Canisius College Model UN Conference on November 2, 2017. Max, George and Andrew worked together as a security council to develop resolutions to real world conflicts. The topics they were challenged to address were North Korea's threat to global security, genocide in South Sudan, and nuclear weapons in Ukraine. Max, George and Andrew's council won Best Delegation for their proposed resolutions.

Canisius High School sent a total of 12 teams to the conference. Two other Canisius teams earned honorable mentions.