Honors Model United Nations equips students with the background knowledge, essential skills and necessary practice to participate productively in Model U.N. simulations and competitions. In this course, students will learn about the origins, functions and purpose of the United Nations. Afterward, they will research and discuss a variety of important historical and current event topics, which will then form the basis for their debate. This course aims to cultivate students’ creativity as well as a passion for leadership, public speaking and international relations. Prior experience in Model U.N. and participation in the Upper School Model U.N. Club are not required for this course. Prerequisites: Teacher Recommendation and Writing Sample. Eligible Grade Level(s): 9-12.