Upper School Students Place at Model Congress and Model UN

Over President’s Day weekend, February 18-21, seven Shipley delegates attended the Georgetown Model UN event in Washington, DC. Model UN is a simulation of the UN General Assembly and its other multilateral bodies where students perform an ambassador role while debating topics such as gender equality, climate action, global health, and more.

Congratulations to Amber Feng '24, who won Honorable Mention for her hard work on the Legal committee, representing the nation of Ghana.

On February 24-27, ten Shipley students attended the Harvard Model Congress, in Boston MA. HMA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow. Students engage with American government through role-play and simulation in order to develop a better understanding of civic involvement and government function. Students tackle a diverse array of complex issues and engage in debates, caucuses, trials, press conferences, testimonies, and crises. 

Congratulations to the following students who earned Honorable Mention for their hard work on the following committees:

Ben Ashton '25 - House Select Committee on Intelligence
Colin Harkins '23 - House Homeland Security Committee
Madeline Day '22 and Sydni Faragalli '22 - Supreme Court
The Shipley School is a private, coeducational day school for pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students, located in Bryn Mawr, PA. Through our commitment to educational excellence, we develop within each student a love of learning and a desire for compassionate participation in the world.