05-01-2012Carissa Chantiles '13 received an award at the Model United Nations (MUN) Conference in New York City in April for her paper on the position of the Republic of Liberia in the UNICEF committee. Chantiles was one of 14 VWC students who traveled to the conference along with faculty adviser Dr. Aubrey Westfall. Award recipients are selected by the MUN staff and given to those students who submit the best prepared and well written position papers. It is only the second time the College has received an award at the conference and the first time for a paper. "It's a huge honor considering the conference involved well over 5,000 students from all over the world," says Dr. Westfall. "I'm thrilled!"