Model United Nations Wins Big
December 22, 2003 :: No. 125
Cal State Fullerton students won three major
awards at the recent American Model United Nations conference in
Chicago, including the Overall Best Delegation Award.
A team of 12 students representing Malaysia received
the Overall Best Delegation Award. The students and their cities
of residence are: Rashad Aldabagh of Anaheim, a political science
major; Jani Ranasinghe of Bellflower, a political science major;
Sarah Tirado of Calexico, a political science major; Lora Babilo
of Cypress, a criminal justice major; Katherine Garcia of Diamond
Bar, an international business major; Brenda Gonzalez of Fullerton,
a political science major; Ibeth Carcamo of Garden Grove, a political
science major; Marwan Sbaita of Lake Forest, a political science
major; Philip Vasquez of Placentia, a human services major; Drew
Wiley of San Diego, a political science major; Sylvie Widjaja of
Walnut, a political science major; and David Kilgo of Yorba Linda,
a political science major.
In addition, Sbaita and Ranasinghe won the Outstanding Delegation
Award for Third Committee General Assembly, representing Malaysia.
Carcamo and Kilgo were awarded the Outstanding Delegation Award
for Sixth Committee General Assembly, representing Malaysia.
Choudhury Shamim, associate professor of political
science and a former UN delegate for Bangladesh, is the adviser
to the university’s Model United Nations Club. “This
was our first time at the American Model UN Conference held in Chicago
every year in November,” said Shamim. “We have created
an excellent image of our university among the MUN staff members
and the 1,200 college delegates who participated at the conference,
coming from all over the United States.”
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