A student researcher double majoring in history and Spanish who traveled to Peru to assist in faculty research and edited the award-winning history journal Voces Novae has been awarded the 2013 Cheverton Award.

Priya Shah ’13 is a leader and a scholar, the embodiment of what the Cheverton Award honors, say her mentoring faculty members.

“Priya is a rare natural leader among students. She came in to Chapman four years ago in her freshman semester and started taking the most difficult courses in our history curriculum without any hesitation  and rose right to the top of the class as a freshman,” says Bill Cumiford, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of History.

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