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More than 200 students from 17 BCPS high schools to participate in Model United Nations Conference

TOWSON, MD—More than 300 students are expected to participate in the two-day 18th Annual Towson University – Baltimore County Public Schools Model United Nations Conference. Participants will include more than 200 BCPS students from 17 high schools as well as students from Charles County and Baltimore City.

At this year’s conference, students will engage in a United Nations Refugee Agency sponsored Model UN Refugee Challenge role-playing and problem-solving simulation on the topic of forced displacement. Participation in the global Model United Nations Refugee Challenge gives students the chance to have their resolutions win awards and be shared with United Nations policymakers. The keynote speaker for the conference will be Chris Boian, the senior communications officer for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

The conference will be held on Friday, March 6, from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., and Saturday, March 7, from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in Towson University’s West Village Commons Ballroom.

BCPS schools sending students are:

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Chesapeake High School
Dundalk High School
Eastern Technical High School
Franklin High School
George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology
Hereford High School
Lansdowne High School
Loch Raven High School
Milford Mill Academy
New Town High School
Owings Mills High School
Pikesville High School
Randallstown High School
Sparrows Point High School
Towson High School
Western School of Technology
Woodlawn High School

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