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Monday, March 10, 2021



Hoboken High School’s Debate Program Wins 10 Awards at the 2021 St. Peter’s University Model United Nations Debate Competition


Earlier this week, the Hoboken High School Model United Nations Team competed in the 2021 St. Peter’s University Model United Nations Debate Competition.


Hoboken, NJ, March 10, 2021Earlier this week, the Hoboken High School Model United Nations Team competed in the 2021 St. Peter’s University Model United Nations Debate Competition. 


This year’s competition was different from past year’s competitions. The competition was held over a two-day period remotely All the participants worked with students from around New Jersey (and the world) to address global issues surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year, Hoboken High School earned the Best Overall School Delegation for their Outstanding Performance in Discourse and Diplomacy. 


In addition to Best School Delegation, Hoboken High School’s members earned the following individual awards:


Juliet Hysen and Leah Haber won best delegate honorable mention in the Commission on the Status of Women regarding the Increase in Gender-Based Domestic Violence During the Covid-19 Pandemic and Intersection of Racism and Misogyny: Perceived Skin Tone and Women’s Rights.


Feline Dirxx and Kia Hulstrom won best position paper in the Environmental Assembly for their analysis of the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Environmental Regulation and Enforcement and addressing Trans-border Environmental Stresses in the Indo-Pak Region.


Sheila Lam won best delegate honorable mention while participating in the Food and Agriculture Organization committee regarding the Protection of Food Supply Chains During the Covid-19 Pandemic and Rising Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean


Frannie Michaels and Daniel Weintraub won best delegates for their work on addressing the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Human Rights in South Sudan and Systemic Racism and Police Brutality in the United States.


Andrews Castlen and Asher Strell won best delegates in the United Nations Security Council regarding the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Active Regional Conflicts and the legality of Israel’s Annexation of Palestinian Land in the West Bank.


Congratulations to Mr. Huggins, Mr. D’Benado, and the entire Model United Nations Team. 








2021 St. Peters Model United Nations Conference









Hoboken High School Debate Program Participants




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