Shaver advances to states in History Day competition


First Posted: 4/22/2014

Peter Shaver, a senior at Dallas High School, placed at the Regional History Day Competition held at the Penn State Wilkes-Barre campus in Lehman.

Shaver received the award in Individual Historical Paper Senior Division for his essay, “Questions of Rights and Responsibilities in the Opposition to the Mexican-American War and Mid-1800s Expansionism.” He will advance to the PA State Competition at Millersville University in May.

Shaver has been competing in History Day, in the individual historical paper division, since sixth grade. He has won at the regional competition and has advanced to states every year for the last seven years.

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