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Honoring Diplomacy

During their May meeting, the Manhasset Board of Education honored two very special groups of students for achievements that demonstrated their dedication to diplomacy.

Manhasset High School students competed against students from other Long Island and Greater New York area schools in the Columbia University Education Simulation (CESIMS) Model United Nations Conference held last November and the Hofstra Model United Nations Conference held in March. The following Manhasset students won awards at these conferences:

Columbia University Award Winners:
• Benjamin Glauner, Sophomore, Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place.
• Aidan O’Connor, Sophomore, Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place.
• Caroline Owen, Freshman, Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place.
• Dohyeon (Michelle) Park, Junior, Award: Best Delegate, 1st place overall.
• Julia Patilis, Senior, Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place.
• Benedict Reilly, Senior, Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place overall.
• Kendrick Tak, Senior, Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place overall.

Hofstra University Award Winners:
• Benjamin Glauner, Sophomore Award: Outstanding Delegate, 2nd place overall.
• Colin Holdreith, Senior Award: Outstanding Delegate, 2nd place overall.
• Richard Lee, Senior Award: Best Delegate, 1st place overall.
• Benjamine Mo, Senior Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place overall.
• Caroline Owen, Freshman Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place overall.
• Julia Patilis, Senior Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place overall.
• Quinn Reinhardt, Junior Award: Outstanding Delegate, 2nd place overall.
• Erasmo Troia, Senior Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place overall.
• Alexandra Tsalikis, Senior Award: Honorable Mention, 3rd place overall.

Special thanks to Model UN teachers/advisers Michelle Fazzolari and Christopher Simeti for their leadership in helping to guide these students toward their successes.

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