Assisting her mother to build a school in the Dominican Republic inspired Naveira to chart her future. Naveira wants to eventually work for the United Nations with UNICEF. She feels that her study abroad experience will give her knowledge of a different government, knowledge that she will need for working in other countries.
Read About Her Semester at Wroxton
An understanding of the past promotes full comprehension of the present and expectations for the future. The study of history affords students better analytic and reasoning skills, research abilities and tools for clear expression. Courses in History draw from both American and regional history, providing perspective on global events and an understanding of the human factors influencing them.
"I love studying history because it can help us to become more educated and to try and understand what has happened in the past. Not enough people know about certain historical events, and I think that should be changed."
– Megan Cullinane, '16
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