Published in

November 12, 2018

Model UN Team shines at CBA

This is the image for the news article titled Model UN Team shines at CBA
Best Monmouth County Private School

On Friday, November 2th Oak Hill Academy took a group of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders to participate in the Christian Brothers Academy’s Model United Nations competition. The students did a tremendous job preparing and presenting as was evident by the FOURTEEN individual awards bestowed! Oak Hill Academy received the most awards out of all of the 11 schools at the Model UN Conference. Oak Hill had the largest contingent of students participate and were complimented by their preparedness and seriousness as well as being awarded the Best Large Delegation Award.

Individual Awards:

  • Michael Gao – 8th Grade (Holmdel): Outstanding Delegate Position Paper (#2 out of 125 students!) & Verbal Commendation JCC Allied
  • Audrey Yan – 8th Grade (Holmdel): Honorable Mention Position Paper & Verbal Commendation JCC Axis
  • Saujan Christie – 8th Grade (Toms River): Best Delegate UN Security Council
  • Nicholas Lane – 6th Grade (Lincroft): Verbal Commendation UN National Security Council
  • Samantha Garber – 8th Grade (Colts Neck): Best Delegate US Senate
  • Amelia Shaffer – 8th Grade (Middletown): Honorable Mention US Senate
  • Raina Bhattacharyya – 8th Grade (Marlboro): Honorable Mention International Maritime Organization 
  • Ethan Fianko – 6th Grade (Freehold): Honorable Mention Historical General Assembly 1980’s
  • Demetra Giannakopoulos – 8th Grade (Colts Neck): Honorable Mention JCC Allied
  • Kevin Kinsella – 8th Grade (Lincroft): Outstanding Delegate JCC allied
  • Robert Schweikert – 8th Grade (Atlantic Highlands): Outstanding Delegate JCC Axis
  • Thibaut Fabricant – 8th Grade (Red Bank): Best Delegate JCC Axis
Private School Monmouth County

The team of students worked diligently to research their countries and positions in order to be prepared for the event. The Model UN students were moderated by OHA teacher, Mrs. Lynn Matson, and Mrs. Linda Vacca assisted her with the students.  In addition there were several Oak Hill Alumni involved in the competition as well: CBA Co-Chairs: William Walsh and Bryan Soler (’15); Mason Garber, Grant D’Orsi and Peter Jaworski (’17) and Trinity Hall leader: Charlotte Walsh(’17).

Share
Article By Oak Hill Academy
Oak Hill Academy is a Monmouth County NJ private school that is co-educational, independent, nonsectarian, and nonprofit for grades per-kindergarten through eight.

Our Latest News

Are Video Games Good for Learning?

Are Video Games Good for Learning? Contrary to typical belief, good video games, when used in moderation, are very much like other forms of learning. We see that quality video games are not only highly engaging but also add much to the process of accurate and close reading.  Readers (players) are using print in the […]

Read More
Boss Club Comes to Oak Hill Academy

Boss Club Comes to Oak Hill Academy Oak Hill Academy in Lincroft, NJ, has just launched its new entrepreneur program in partnership with “Boss Club” USA.  Seventh graders at the school are involved with a semester long course, which is part of the Explorations program.  (Explorations is an innovative class created by Oak Hill where […]

Read More
Moving Beyond Grades

Moving Beyond Grades Does it make sense for students to only learn facts, take a test, receive a grade, forget, and then move on?  There must be better ways to succeed and to become enriched.  Communication and analytical skills still form the foundation for the growth of the human condition. We all have a passion […]

Read More
Five Principles of How Kids Learn

Five Principles of How Kids Learn We have heard it time and time again, “Young children are sponges.”  How true.  They are eager to explore everything in their small world.  Every scene, every sound, every word holds great potential for them to explore and to satisfy their curiosity.  The following principles can open the door […]

Read More
Get The Latest News From Oak Hill! Join our newsletter now
News & Events

News & Events

Featured News

More News

Oak Hill Academy Continues Tradition Of Honoring Veterans Read More
zSpace Comes to Oak Hill Academy Read More
Girls Soccer wins Championship in OT Read More
Meet your neighbor: Joseph A. Pacelli Read More
View More

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events.

View All Events