Model United Nations
Grades 8-12 participate in a mock United Nations Conference. Students or groups of students are assigned a Country to represents and then tasked with World Issues. Countries negotiate to create resolution to global issues. Some skills developed through the United Nations Conference are:
- knowledge and respect of other countries and their viewpoints
- how to develop peaceful resolutions
- sharpen research, writing and speaking skills
- develop a lifelong interest in international affairs
This Program takes place through local schools and YMCA's between the months of February and April.
The 2019 State Conference will be April 12-14 in Plano, TX.
2018-19 School Year participating White Rock YMCA Delegation Schools:
Garland High School, Lakehill Preparatory, Townview TAG, International Leadership Academy, Lakeview Centennial High School, Brighter Horizons Academy, North Garland High School, New Century Montessori Academy, Austin Academy, Coyle Middle School, and Sachse High School.