The 14th annual Georgia Tech Model United Nations (GTMUN) conference was the largest in the history of the conference and teams from throughout Georgia and Florida and as far away as Illinois made for a highly intense and dynamic debate in every one of its 14 traditional UN committees.
Port Charlotte High School’s United States delegation won the team’s 11th consecutive George P. Burdell Cup as the conference’s best country delegation. Port Charlotte (Florida) also took home a second place Outstanding Delegation award representing Pakistan. Port Charlotte had a total of 6 Outstanding Delegate (first place/gavel) awards and 9 Honorable Mention (second place) awards.
The University of Chicago Lab School also took home an Outstanding Delegation award for its Romania delegation. Chicago Lab represented Kenya and the Philippines as well and had a total of 7 Honorable Mention awards.
Gulf Coast High School (Florida) and the Centennial High School (Georgia) also won multiple awards. Gulf Coast represented Russian Federation and Japan and took home a total of 3 Outstanding Delegate awards and 3 Honorable Mention awards. Centennial represented the United Kingdom and had a total of 3 Outstanding Delegate awards and 1 Honorable Mention award.
On the GTMUN website, a statement was released that congratulates all delegates:
Thank you to all of the schools who came to the 14th Session of the Georgia Tech Model United Nations. It was a productive and exciting conference and we would like to commend the delegates for their hard work and dedication. Congratulations to the delegations representing Romania and Pakistan for winning Outstanding Delegation Awards and to the delegation representing the United States of America for winning the George P. Burdell Cup.
We hope everyone had an excellent time at our conference and look forward to seeing everyone again next fall!
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