PRESS RELEASE – The Ministry of Education media unit
Basseterre: St. Kitts, Tuesday, November 14, 2023:​ A contingent of seven students and two
teachers from St. Kitts traveled to Washington DC on Monday November 13 to participate in the
42 nd Model OAS Competition for High Schools (MOAS). The MOAS General Assembly will be
conducted under the theme Digital Transformation for Sustainable Development in the
Americas: Empowering the youth to be a catalyst of change from Wednesday November 14 to
Friday November 17 at the Organization of American States (OAS) Headquarters in Washington

The country of discussional focus for the Kittitian delegates will be Brazil. The students have
been assigned to various committees where they are expected to present a general statement and
a policy paper on various current issues that are impacting Brazil.

Members of the team and the committees to which they have been assigned are:

Makalia Tucker: Chair, Committee on Hemispheric Security.

Hannah-Marie Williams: General Committee speaking on Climate Change and Clean Energy.

T’Saphyr Maynard: Committee on Hemispheric Security speaking on Cyber Security.

Javid Edwards: Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs speaking on Democracy in the
Digital Era.

Megan Rodriguez-Wayland: General Committee speaking on Digital Education.

D’Jaaden Dunrod: Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs speaking on Open Government
and Digital Transformation.

Tazia Williams: Committee on Hemispheric Security speaking on Transnational organized

Mr. Jelanie Belle: Teacher Facilitator and Chaperone.

Ms. Kia Guishard: Teacher Facilitator and Chaperone.