Model U.N. Team to Be Honored at Reception Feb. 24

Feb. 22, 1999

Baylor University's champion Model United Nations team will be honored at a reception at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the White-Beckham Room in the Bill Daniel Student Center on campus. Team members will be available for interviews.

The Model U.N. team recently captured the Best Delegation award at the Harvard Model U.N. tournament, effectively winning the national championship of Model U.N. competition. The Baylor team has won the tournament four years in a row and six out the last eight years. The team also brought home eight individual awards and one honorable mention. The Baylor team represented the country of Argentina.

Students who received individual awards were Lin Wayner, head delegate and a graduate student from New York City; Tasha Spindler, a senior from Kingwood; Reagan Butts, a junior from Midland; Allison Harvey, a freshman from Odessa; Trey Nixon, a junior from Charlotte, Texas; Rob Schickler, a sophomore from Arlington, Va.; and Laura Seay, a junior from Franklin, Tenn. Ian Jones, a senior from Jackson, Miss., and Ashley Johnson, a freshman from Granbury, shared an award, and Nicole De Armond, a junior from Gallup, N.M., was awarded an honorable mention.

Other Baylor team members included Kathryn Connor, a freshman from Abu Dhabi; Peter Ghobrial, a sophomore from Baytown; Angela Hodges, a senior from Stephenville; Sean Mathis, a freshman from San Antonio; Mike Merrick, a senior from Stilwell, Kan.; Chris Newton, a sophomore from San Diego, Calif.; Partha Niyogi, a senior from Ft. Worth; Adrian Olivares, a sophomore from Mission, Texas; Mina Simhai, a senior from Devils Lake, N.D.; Kristen Stuckey, a freshman from Richardson; and John Wolf, a freshman from Grand Rapids, Mich. Political science associate professor Dr. Linda Adams serves as director of the team. Dr. Janet Adamski, assistant professor of political science, serves as assistant director.

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