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Model UN team snags first place

Published: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:27 p.m. CST

LA GRANGE – The Lyons Township High School Model United Nations team took first place at the 11th annual Northwestern Model United Nations competition.

The four-day competition, which included 30 schools, sent 14 members of the LT team home with individual medals in 13 separate committees.

Team members who were recognized include Joshua Althoff, of La Grange Park; Siddartha Ariga, of Willow Springs; Eric Benson, of Countryside; Daniel Benson, of Countryside; Margaret Byrne, of La Grange; Patrick Dunleavy, of Western Springs; Jacob Dzierwa, of Brookfield; Peter Eggerding, of Western Springs; Nick Fuentes, of La Grange Park; Cristian Gonzalez, of Western Springs; Gabe Lepinski, of Western Springs; Tommy Lombardo, of La Grange Park; Matthew McGuinn, of La Grange Park; and Gerry Regep III, of La Grange.

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