Joshua Kerlin, Adam Thorp and Joshua Veronica win top honors at student simulation competition

Joshua Kerlin, Adam Thorp and Joshua Veronica headshots

Joshua Kerlin, Adam Thorp and Joshua Veronica

April 23, 2021

Three graduate students from the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri recently won top honors in the 2021 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition: The Pandemic Game 2.0, and two are going on to represent the university in a global competition.

Joshua Kerlin, Adam Thorp and Joshua Veronica were part of placing teams — each composed of peers from other universities. Kerlin and Thorp will proceed to an “All Star” round, where a panel of prominent judges will identify the global winner.

More than 400 students from 120 universities and 30 countries participated. Mizzou was the only school with two students on first-place teams.

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