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March 16, 2013

Decade of diplomacy

Ken East Model UN team wins competition for 10th year in a row

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Tonawanda News — ”My favorite part isn’t the victory, it’s the process and what it does to them,” he said. “All you want to do as a teacher is have some positive effect. You want to leave them on what you hope is a healthy and smart path.

”And in the corniest way, it’s just a fun high school memory. They don’t forget it, I’ll tell you that.”

Of the 2013 team’s members, Kyle Patterson and Nathan Weller took first place in the Special Political Committee. Matt Don and Louis Capizzi took first place in the Economic and Finance Committee. James Benders and Elaina Hill took first place in the Ad Hoc Special Political Committee. The team also included Rich Brinkman, Ryan Flynn, Laura Werwinski, Andrea Decker, Morgann O’Brochta, Julie Yendall, Derek Baker and Wei Wang.

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