Macon East high school students participated for the first time this year at Model UN.  Model United Nations is an educational simulation and academic activity in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. Model UN involves and teaches participants researching, public speaking, debating, and writing skills, in addition to critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities. Team members Hannah Johnson, Travis Moody, Bailey Nyberg, Bryson O’Malley and Kellen Ward enjoyed the two day event held at Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School with senior Kellen Ward receiving an honorable mention award.