On December 2nd, thirteen teams of AMS 7th and 8th graders participated in the 2016 Southeast Ohio Model United Nations held at Baker Center on the Ohio University campus. Ten of these teams received awards. Winners of an Outstanding Cultural Display were the team of Malaysia (Garey Escabedo, Hannah Bernstein and Nora Anderson), Brazil (Emma Bianco, Luke Brandes, Rennie Carter and Bella Grijalva) and the team of Malawi (Annie Moulton, Tess Wilhelm, Bailee Toadvine and Anna Chen).
Winners of Outstanding Nation were the teams representing the Zimbabwe (Luke Frost, Charlie Kohn, Levi Facun and Sophie Creary-DeLa Cruz), France ( Bella Martina and Xan Jordan) and Afghanistan (Emerson Elliott and Kylie Daniels). The nations of Finland (Julia Weber, Emily Pauwels, Greta Hibbars and Isabella Tan) and Zimbabwe (Luke Frost, Charlie Kohn Levi Facun and Sophie Creary-DeLa Cruz) as well as Afghanistan (Emerson Elliott and Kylie Daniels) and Malaysia (Garey Escabedo, Hannah Bernstein and Nora Anderson) won Outstanding Resolution awards.
Scholars competed with 380 delegates from surrounding counties, concluding with events at the Athens Community and Recreation Center. Congratulations to these students who represented Athens City Schools with excellence.