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Students venture to Iceland for Model U.N.


A group of Colorado Springs School high school students can call the world their classroom.

Nine members of the private school’s Model United Nations club traveled to Iceland in February for an international competition.

“We were really lucky to have this opportunity,” said 18-year-old Jordan Murphy, a senior and treasurer of the club. “It’s tough to pick out a highlight.”

Iceland was just one stop. CSS students compete in many Model U.N. events during the school year. Team members will compete closer to home next month.

About 30 students are in the Model U.N. club each year. They meet during lunch and spend time outsid...