January 21-24, Dr. McGlathery and 19 student delegates from the Pope Francis Preparatory School Model United Nations Club participated in the Yale Model United Nations Conference, which took place virtually and brought together approximately 2200 students from more than 40 countries to debate issues of global importance.
Senior Olivia Schonagel won the Outstanding Delegate Award on her Human Rights Council committee, representing the Dominican Republic in writing, sponsoring, and successfully passing resolutions on preventing violence toward female refugees (while protecting the right to life) and on health care as a human right! Her committee had over 100 student delegates participating.
Junior Malcolm Mahoney won an Honorable Mention Award as one of the top 5 delegates on his United Nations Environmental Programme committee of over 100 student delegates. Malcolm represented the United States of America
and helped write, sponsor, and pass a resolution prioritizing economic development in the midst of environmental concerns.