HINSDALE, Ill. -- Most high school students like to spend their free time doing anything but school work, but a group of students at Hinsdale Central took their extracurricular activities to a global scale.
These students created a student-run Model United Nations program called H-MUN.
"What H-MUN is, is a conference that we host every summer for students to participate in so they're participating in Model U.N. through us, H-MUN," said Ammar Hussain, the group's co-founder.
Many high schools offer a Model U.N. program, where students can learn about diplomacy and international relations.
Co-Founder Zamaan Qureshi said H-MUN gives the students more control over "some of the factors involved with Model U.N."
The H-MUN conference held earlier this year had over 76 delegates from 22 different schools. They raised nearly $18,000 for the Yemen crisis.
High School Students Raise $18k for Yemen Crisis