MODEL UN at AHS
On the weekend of May 1-2, Auburn Model UN hosted their first in-person conference at the castle. Every aspect of this conference was
student-created and student-run, from logistics, to writing background guides for delegates, to leading 8 hours of debate, discussion,
and making sure resolutions were passed. We even had a team from Harlem!
Best delegate was: Varun Gnanasekar
Outstanding delegate was: Usama Altayeh
Honorable mention went to: Juwayria Zahurullah
Best position paper was awarded to: Ella Hand
The conference was run by:
AMUN President: Raneem Qassem
AMUN Vice-President: Isaac Bernsten
AMUN Secretary: Martin Bernsten
AUMN Treasurer: Sarah Salem
TWO Scholarship Winners from AHS
Congratulations to Raneem Qaseem, who was named a YWCA Scholarship winner and to Angelique Tejeda,
who was named a La Voz Latina Scholarship winner.
Qaseem (to right of Mr. Appino) and Tejeda (to left of Mrs. Betts):
SCHOLASTIC BOWL NEWS
The Auburn Scholastic Bowl team competed in the IHSA Sectionals held at Auburn High School on Saturday 3/13/21.
The team consisted of captain Justin Abel, Ashley Thammavong, Nam Pham, Alex Crowell, Sinecio Morales, Coby Thammavong,
Eddie Hoffman, Puranjay Gupta, Huan Lin and Brielle Rach. They went 3-0 to be crowned the sectional champs. Unfortunately there will be
no state competition again this year so their journey to state ends here for this season.
The Auburn Scholastic Bowl Teams (varsity & JV) defeated Belvidere North High School on Tuesday 2/16/21 in an online format
The Auburn Scholastic Bowl Team (Varsity) defeated Guilford High School on Monday 2/22/21 in an online format.
The Auburn Scholastic Bowl team competed online in the Midwest Prison Bowl Tournament on Saturday 2/13.
Team A consisted of captain Justin Abel, Alex Crowell, Ashley Thammavong and Nam Pham. They finished 11th overall out of a field of 32 with a 5-4 record.Team B consisted of captain Sinecio Morales, Coby Thammavong, Luis Angeles and Huan Lin. They finished with a 5-4 record and took 19th.
Justin Abel was the top scorer with 47.78 PPG followed closely by Sinecio Morales with 47.22 PPG and Luis Angeles with 40 PPG.