CONWAY, Ark. (October 31, 2012) – The Hendrix College Model UN team received two awards at the 2012 National Model UN Conference in Washington, D.C.
The team delegation was led by seniors Eric Lew, a mathematics major from Houston, Texas, and Mitch Goist, an international relations major from Boise, Idaho.
Paul Depre, a senior economics major from Oak Lawn, Ill., and Jacob Porter, a senior international relations major from Austin, Texas, won Outstanding Delegation for their work on the Security Council.
The entire Hendrix team also won an honorable mention award for their representation of India at the conference.
The team’s trip was underwritten with support from Hendrix student government and the Department of Politics and International Relations.
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Feel about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.