Model United Nations team from Hastings College NYC-bound

Now in its second year, the Hastings College Model United Nations organization will again travel to New York City to participate in National Model UN (NUMUN) conference on March 28-April 2, 2015.

As part of the conference, each college or university represents a country during a simulated UN General Assembly session. The Hastings College team will represent Niger, developing the country’s positions on resolutions before the full assembly and voting based on the country’s positions. Located in west Africa, Niger is a land-locked country bordered by Nigeria and Algeria, among several smaller countries.

Members of the team include the following:


  • Casey Thomson-Comstock of Centennial, Colorado
  • Owain Hickey of Evergreen, Colorado
  • Nicole Delphia of Highlands Ranch, Colorado
  • Rachel Lee of Windsor, Colorado


  • Makayla Wendland of Arapahoe, Nebraska
  • Ian A. Tuttle of Bellevue, Nebraska
  • Tonette Gonzales-Hunter of Guide Rock, Nebraska
  • Suzette Escamilla-Morales of Hastings, Nebraska
  • Lisa Blauvelt of Hastings, Nebraska
  • Mirae Nakouzi of North Platte, Nebraska
  • Joey Kemler of Omaha, Nebraska


  • Sarah Easter of Anrath Germany


Founded in 1882, Hastings College is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in Hastings, Nebraska, that focuses on student academic and extracurricular achievement. With more than 60 majors in 32 areas of study and 13 pre-professional programs, Hastings College has been named among “America’s Best National Liberal Arts Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, a “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review and a “Best Buy in College Education” by Barron’s. Visit for more.

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