Bob Fenster is in his 30th year of teaching social studies at Hillsborough High School. This past year he was inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame. In addition to teaching AP US Government and Politics and US History I Honors, he advises Model Congress, Model United Nations, Mock Trial, Amnesty International, and the Pride & Prejudice podcast. Bob also serves as the Educational Program Specialist for Revolution NJ, helping to prepare the state's programs for the upcoming 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
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