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LSC-North Harris students attend United Nations conference

2413129579_ca13bdb9ceShown left to right: Lone Star College-North Harris’ Honors students Abel Barrera, Lisa Montes De Oca and Aide Gutierrez recently participated in the 2008 National Model United Nations Conference New York in mid March. The LSC-North Harris students were part of a Lone Star College System five-college student delegation. "This is the first time that all five colleges were represented at the Model UN, and the first time that we have won an award," said Dr. Theresa McGinley, professor of History and faculty sponsor. The LSCS group won the conference’s Distinguished Delegation award for their hard work as they represented the nation of Myanmar. More than 2,200 students from around the world attended the conference and many students were from senior institutions majoring in international affairs. The 2008 National Model UN (NMUN) conference includes more than 20 committees as well as a Security Council for delegates. NMUN has hosted such renowned and respected speakers as H.E. Kofi A. Annan, the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, and this year, Secretary General H.E. Ban Ki-Moon.

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