Five high school seniors were awarded $1,000 scholarships to attend the University of Montana last week for their exemplary performance at the 49th annual Montana Model United Nations Conference.
Each winner wrote an outstanding position paper and actively and accurately represented his or her country during two days of debate on world issues.
The awardees include Jag Ashtiani from Coeur d'Alene High School (Idaho), Kelaiah Horat from Ravalli Home School, Meredith Stolte from Columbia Falls High School, Wyatt McGillen from Kalispell Flathead High School and Remy Arnot from Hellgate High School.
Any scholarship turned down by one of the first five seniors will be offered to the next senior on the top-20 list. In recent years, at least half of the top-20 seniors have been offered a scholarship.