Harrison Model Congress returned with four gavel awards and two honorable mentions from Penn Model Congress Conference. This an impressive accomplishment for any team, even more so with 90% of the team comprised of freshmen and sophomores. Team members reflected on the value of the experience observing that Penn Model Congress gave them greater confidence and understanding of the legislative process.
Gavels: Michael Ursell: Red House- Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs- Best Delegate; Michael Ursell: Red House (Full Session)- Outstanding Delegate; Joshua Gomez-Cruz: Red Senate Appropriations- Best Delegate; and Giovanni Cutri: Red Senate (Full Session)- Outstanding Delegate.
Honorable Mentions:Matthew Seigel: Red House Ethics and Aidan Lefkowitz: White Senate Foreign Affairs.