April 9, 2015 - Fifteen students from King’s College participated in the recent Model United National Conference in New York City. As part of the educational experience, the students visited the Jamaican Mission to the United Nations and they participated in a policy briefing by Kurt Davis, Jamaican United Nations Representative.
Thirteen of the students later represented Jamaica at the Model United Nations General Assembly. They also participated in the Economic and Social Council committee. Two of the students were assigned to a Security Council Seat representing the United Kingdom.
The delegation was led by Dr. Margarita Rose of the King’s economics department and Dr. Beth Admiraal of the College’s political science department.
Pictured in front row, from left, is Demetre Coles, Kylie Hanlon, Kimberly Zurinski, Vittoria DeGiosio, Selenia Garcia, Laura Ortiz, and Jennifer Jean-Jacques
Pictured in back row, from left, are students John Hudicka, David Javick, Serigne Fall, and Allen Bonk; Kurt Davis, Jamaican Representative to the United Nations; and students Anthony Cardone, Alcides Mauricio, James Nixon, and Nicholas Vera.