Mira Costa MUN students have just returned from three of the last four travel conferences of the year. A select group of students were chosen to compete in Baltimore at the Johns Hopkins University Model United Nations Conference (JHUMUNC) on February 7th to 10th. Shortly after, a group of Costa students headed to the Berkeley Model United Nations conference (BMUN LXVII) on March 1st-3rd. Followed by a group which headed to New York the following week from March 6th-9th to compete at the National High School Model United Nations (NHSMUN) conference in New York.
The weeks of research and preparation paid off for the team, with Mira Costa students returning with numerous awards. At John’s Hopkins Mira Costa won 9 gavels (equivalent to 1st place), 5 outstanding’s (equivalent to 2nd place) and 6 honorable mentions. Additionally, Mira Costa was awarded the Best School – Large Delegation. At Berkeley Mira Costa won 2 gavels, 2 outstanding’s and 5 commendations. Mira Costa was also awarded 3rd place overall. Lastly in New York, Mira Costa received two committee awards, an Award of Excellence and an Award of Merit. As a school the Mira Costa delegation received an Award of Excellence which is equivalent to 2nd place overall.