Whitney High School in Cerritos will be hosting its 10th annual Model United Nations conference this Saturday at the campus from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
More than 600 students from high schools from all over Southern California, including San Diego and Ventura, will be there.
Among the topics students will be debating are “A one-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli problem”, “United Nations Security Council Reform”, and the “Impact of China on World Trade.”
In addition, there will be experimental committees, including a Historical Security Council, a crisis committee set in Cyprus and a Harry Potter committee.
Whitney High School is a public college prep school for students grades 7th through 12th in the ABC Unified School District. Whitney is one of three Blue Ribbon Lighthouse Schools charter members, and has been honored with the California Distinguished School title six times: 1986, 1990, 1992, 1996, 2003 and 2007.
Whitney's Model United Nations program has won several awards for its performances at conferences such as the West Coast Invitational, Mission Viejo and UCLA MUNs.