SHAQUIA PETERSON

Guard Instructor
JAMES F. BYRNES HIGH SCHOOL

Shaquia Givens-Peterson is currently in her tenth year as an educator and is a co-instructor with the Rebel Regiment Color Guard. She is a graduate of James F. Byrnes High School. During her time at Byrnes, she was once a member of the Rebel Regiment Color Guard/Winterguard from 2005-2007.

 

She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in Elementary Education where she taught kindergarten and first grade. She taught second grade math/science in Houston, Texas. After two years in Houston, Ms. Peterson moved to Guangzhou, China to teach English to students for almost three years. She returned to her alma mater, Byrnes High School, to assist students with various disabilities as they transition to life after graduation. She enjoys teaching, crocheting, and almost all things Disney.