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Berry Model United NationsBerry’s Model United Nations team did fantastic work at November’s Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Atlanta. Students from more than 60 colleges and universities provided representation for 77 different countries during the various simulations. The Berry team split into delegations for two countries, Germany and Argentina. The students representing Germany fared particularly well, claiming one of 10 position paper awards for pre-conference research and one of five distinguished delegation awards for their work in committee.

By Carey Blankenship, philanthropic communications student assistant

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The Berry College Forensics Union has an impressive legacy of success at the state and national level, but senior Kim Treese (pictured) pushed the bar even higher in March by winning two events at the International Forensic Association Championship Tournament in Antwerp, Belgium. Treese, who journeyed to Belgium in the midst of her study-abroad experience in Spain, placed first in communication analysis and also won the “Tour of Antwerp” experimental event judged by the mayor of the host city. Read more.

Closer to home, Berry speakers shined in the 31st annual Novice National Forensic Tournament, finishing fifth overall in a field of 24 colleges and universities. Highlights for the host team included a 1-2 finish in readers’ theater and a runner-up showing in after-dinner speaking.

Other impressive achievements by Berry students this semester include a pair of Position Paper Awards at the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City, as well as a second-place finish among a number of much larger universities at the American Society of Animal Science Southern Section Academic Quadrathlon.

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Southern Regional Model United NationsBerry students representing Brazil earned honorable mention recognition at the 22nd Annual Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Atlanta. Individually, senior Gabe Steinmeyer received an award for best delegate in recognition of his contributions to the Commission on Sustainable Development.

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