Two Grade 11 students from St. Thomas Aquinas are proving that they could represent at the UN General Assembly after an impressive delegation.

Akbar Imran and Anwyn Friesen-Kroeker represented the country of Belarus at the recent Winnipeg Model United Nations Assembly, where they took the Bert Friesen Award. The Bert Friesen Award for Best Prepared Delegation is awarded each each year to the team exhibiting knowledge and awareness of UN Charter and procedures, their assigned country and resolutions and global context.

Imran and Friesen-Kroeker also earned an honourable mention for the Rais Khan Award for the most diplomatic delegation.

They competed amongst 120 delegated from across the prairies and the United States. With their impressive performance, they have been invited to organize the Winnipeg Model UN for 2023