McKendree University Delegates Represent Venezuela at Model UN

Kyle Nordmann, Cole Nordmann Named Outstanding Delegates

(LEBANON, Ill., November 23, 2016) — McKendree University participated in the American Model United Nations conference in Chicago from Nov. 19-22. Twelve McKendree students represented Venezuela during the simulation of the global organization. Ninety-five universities and over 1,500 students represented 120 countries at the national conference.

Kyle Nordmann and Cole Nordmann (Belleville Althoff High School) won an Outstanding Delegate award in the Disarmament Committee.

Also participating as Venezuelan delegates were Andrew Wagner (Waterloo) in the General Assembly; Tyler Amenn (O'Fallon, Ill.) and Hannah Voudrie (Belleville East) in the Economic and Finance Committee; Kara Schnoeker (Okawville) in the Social, Cultural and Humanitarian Committee; Nicholas Perrin (Granite City) in the Special Political Committee; Brandon Hokeness (Okawville) in the International Atomic Energy Agency; McKenna Scaturro (Granite City) in the Human Rights Commission; and Max Aviles (San Bernardino, Calif.) on the Security Council.

Maggie Canizales (Florissant, Mo,) served as a judge on the International Court of Justice and Justin Fausz (Valmeyer) was a journalist in the International Press Delegation.

McKendree University will represent Saudi Arabia in the Midwest Model United Nations conference to be held in St. Louis in February.