The Gulf Coast Model United Nations (UN) team won Best Large Delegation at the Columbia Model UN competition in New York City this past weekend. This is one of the most competitive Model United Nations conferences in the country. GCMUN took home more awards than any school in the competition's history and had an average score of outstanding. Staff at the conference spoke highly of all GC students' strong research, speaking, and debate skills. The following students took home awards: First Place: Elisabeth Govern, Elisabeth Maggio, Carly Lindsay, Michael Mizell, Jess Butehorn, Nicole Garcia, Spencer Gauta, Madi Tedrow, Jenia Browne Second Place: Stevie Gauta, Lydia McCurdy Third Place: Peyton Batiato, Grace Hansen, Alyssa Zinn, Valentina Rendon, Robert Beatty, Gabe Rosales, Briana Pawlyshyn.