USM Shines at Harvard Model Congress

University School of Milwaukee Upper School students traveled to Boston to participate in the 33rd annual Harvard Model Congress from February 21 to 24.

Accompanied by Upper School faculty members Samantha Adey, Tom Lewandowski, Tyler Ritchie, and Colleen Tiefenbrun, 31 USM students attended the four-day conference. Students participated on 19 different committees with the purpose of experiencing both the rewards and challenges of serving in American government.

The 31 USM student participants were recognized for their committee work, including three who won the best delegate gavel, the top prize awarded to each serving committee:
George Graham ’20: Best Delegate – Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs
Gordy Leech ’19: Best Delegate – Senate Finance
Rahul Mullick ’20: Best Delegate – United Nations Security Council

In addition, several students received honorable mentions for their work:
Grey Dugan ’20: Honorable Mention – Senate Judiciary
Tripp Grebe ’19: Honorable Mention – Supreme Court
Stephanie Guy ’20: Honorable Mention – Senate Foreign Relations
Caroline Harkless ’21: Honorable Mention – Senate Environment and Public Works
Keise Prewitt ’20: Honorable Mention – Senate Commerce Science and Transportation
Flynn Vertz ’19: Honorable Mention – Supreme Court
Thomas Wright ’21: Honorable Mention – National Economic Council

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2019 Harvard Model Congress:
Simon Affi ’20; Athena Borca ’20; Mia Buchband ’20; Grey Dugan ’20; Anna Fitzsimmons ’21; Jack Glusman ’19; George Graham ’20; Tripp Grebe ’19; Danny Gridley ’19; Grace Gridley ’20; Shreya Gundelly ’20; Stephanie Guy ’20; Cameron Hakami ’20; Caroline Harkless ’21; Caleb Kiehnau ’20; Teddy Kies ’20; Reily Kingwill ’22; Quinn Kingwill ’20; Gordy Leech ’19; Sam Mackey ’19; Sammy Marcus ’19; Zadan Mason ’22; Rahul Mullick ’20; Kai Prawitz ’20; Keise Prewitt ’20; Kelly Schroeder ’19; Calaway Swanson ’20; Quinn Thompson ’20; Flynn Vertz ’19; Thomas Wright ’21; and Ryan Zwief ’20.
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