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Henry Clay voices heard in wide-ranging debates on global issues

Four students from Henry Clay High School earned recognition at the 2019 North American Invitational Model United Nations conference in Washington, D.C.: 

  • Elena Andrews, a junior, received a Best Delegate Award as head delegate to the British Defense Council;
  • Jack Kalinski, a junior, the Book Award as archbishop of Melbourne in the Australian Joint Intelligence Bureau;
  • Elizabeth Moore, a sophomore, overall third-place Delegate Award as legal advisor in the Canadian Directorate of Security & Intelligence; and
  • Molly Wilcoxson, a freshman, overall third-place award in the essay contest with “Diplomacy and Twitter: How President Trump’s Tweets Are Changing the World.” 

A total of 20 Henry Clay students attended the winter conference, where they and some 3,000 peers from around the world immersed themselves in global issues and new perspectives as they debated in the UN General Assembly and in various specialized agencies and crisis committees. For questions, contact social studies teacher Scott Brown.

Teachers and students with their awards

From left: teacher Scott Brown, students Jack Kalinski, Elena Andrews, Elizabeth Moore, and Molly Wilcoxson, 
and teacher Robbie Biddle (Photo provided)