Pitzer College Students Recognized in 2009 Harvard Model United Nations Conference

Claremont, Calif (April 21, 2009) – Pitzer College congratulates Sol Estin '10, Eleanor Green '11, Alec Lentz '09 and Caroline Martin '12, recognized at the 2009 Harvard Model United Nations Conference for their representation of Zimbabwe.

Estin received an Outstanding Delegation award for his participation on the World Health Organization committee while Lentz picked up a Best Delegation award for his work on the African Union committee. Green and Martin both received Honorable Mentions for their participation on the UN Children's Fund committee.

The Harvard Model United Nations Conference brings together more than 3,000 students from the US and 35 countries around the world. It gives students the chance to learn about international relations and to experience the challenges diplomats face first-hand.

"I'm proud of our team. They were well prepared and great representatives of Pitzer in this conference," said Professor Tom Ilgen, the program's faculty advisor.

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