West Triangle Chapter Announces Winners of Its Eighth Annual UN Contest for High School Students

May 24, 2012

The West Triangle Chapter recently honored eight students, as well as their parents and teachers, at their April Lunch and Learning meeting for their creation of original projects related to the mission of the United Nations Charter.


west-triangleThe winners announced were:


  • First Place: Emily Powell and Amber Johnson, Carrboro High School, U.N. Involvement in Haiti.
  • Second Place: Chi Le, East Chapel Hill High School, The United Nations and Its Role in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS.
  • Third Place: Hannah Schwarz and Kristen Lee, Carrboro High School, Girls’ Education.
  • Honorable Mentions: Yuyi Li and Christian Haig, East Chapel Hill High School, The United Nation’s Potential Role in the Somali Civil War. Akib Khan, East Chapel Hill High School, The United Nation’s Education Program.     

The top three winners received cash prizes, a certificate of achievement, and a UN pin. Projects were accepted from any discipline and took on a variety of forms such as essays, poems, songs, sculptures, and multi-media presentations. Complete projects may be viewed on the Chapter website, www.una-westtriangle.org. Click on the “UN Contest” tab in the menu on the left side of the home page to view the projects. Click here for details on the 2013 contest.


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