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Model UN Club earns second place at international competition

Nov 12, 2019

St. Bonaventure University’s Model UN Club participated in the Lake Erie International Model United Nations (LEIMUN) competition Nov. 7 to 10, taking second place at the event.

In addition, seven team members received Excellence Awards.

Dr. Ibrahim Zabad, faculty adviser of the club and associate professor of political science, congratulated the team members on their superb performance. He especially thanked Taylor Elliott, the secretary-general of the club, and Daniel Bakowski, the vice president, for their outstanding leadership, immaculate organizational skills, and remarkable dedication to the team.

“Throughout the year, Daniel and Taylor invested time and energy in training the team and leading it to its second-place finish. I also want to thank all team members. I appreciate their efforts, dedication and their love for learning about international affairs,” he said.