Students from Lorne Park Secondary School's Model UN club attended The Secondary Schools' United Nations Symposium (SSUNS) 2017 conference in Montreal from Nov. 16 to 19.
A delegation of 48 Lorne Park students, ranging from grade 9 to 12, competed with delegates from across the globe at SSUNS' 2017 annual conference and demonstrated outstanding youth leadership. Grade 11 student Paul Huang's Ad Hoc committee based on a post-nuclear war survival won the Nellie McClung Award for Advocacy for his outstanding ability to provide the most persuasive argument.
SSUNS is a Model United Nations conference based in Montreal, Quebec. Through the conference, high school students explore global issues and are provided with an opportunity to take part as active young leaders where they gain valuable leadership and public speaking experience through its customized workshops.