Eight Latin middle school students participated in the George Washington University Model United Nations Conference Saturday. Eighth grader Sheridan Easterling was recognized at the Closing Awards ceremony for his participation in the Government of the British Raj on the topic of the rebellion by the people of India against the British government. Easterling also served with sixth grader Tommy Portilla-Marchiori on the Crisis Committees.  Portilla-Marchiori served on the New York Police Department committee and debated the topic of pandemics and its effect on the security of the citizens of New York City and the bordering states. Meanwhile, eighth grader Henry Cohen and seventh grader Liam Murphy served on the Disarmament and International Security Council (DISEC) debating the topic, “North Korean Escalation” with sixth grader Ganesh Bhojwani and seventh grader Oliver Anderson. Seventh grader Isabelle Charles and sixth grader Annika Jobanputra served on the UN Women committee debating the topic, “Advancing the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda,” which was the focus of the UN Security Council Resolution 1325.