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67 ACPS Students Earn AP Scholar Awards for Performance on Exams

July 18th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Sixty-seven students enrolled in Allegany County Public Schools have earned Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.

The College Board’s AP Program provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level course while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP exams.

The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP exams. Although there is on monetary award, each award-winning student receives a certificate, and the award is acknowledged on an AP score report that is sent to colleges after the award has been conferred. Fifteen students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. These students are as follows: (Allegany) Umailla Fatima, Clay Hoover, Evan Hostetler, Jared Klemm, Melissa Magrath, Julia Moore, Thomas Preaskorn; (Fort Hill) Connor Kelly, Michael Mackereth; (Mountain Ridge) Reid Buskirk, Ryan Buskirk, Noah Demichele, Morgan Edwards, Benjamin Shertzer, Garrett Ternent.

Six students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. These students are as follows: (Allegany) Ryan Campbell, Benjamin Fiscus, Zachary Sterne, Jie Zheng; (Fort Hill) Benjamin Mason; (Mountain Ridge) Naomi Kershaw.

Forty-six students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with scores of 3 or higher. These students are as follows: (Allegany) Andrew Beck,Eesha Bokil, Benjamin Bryan, Cosimos Cendo, Jesse Golub, Noah Helmstetter, Eli Hofacker, James Kealey, Alexis Lashbaugh, Kaden Lohr, Claire Marlowe, Andrew Martin, Brandon McCloskey, Christopher Palasik, Bryer Saville, Cooper Willetts, Brett Winterberg; (Career Center) Lexi Guthrie, Lyssa Wilhelm; (Fort Hill) Amy Alderton, Ashley Armbruster, Caleb Brown, Jeremy Joe, Emily King, Jake LePlatt, Ivy Mackereth, Millena Michael, Jesse Miltenberger, William Nichols, Camryn Painter, Emma Rowley, Brady Shaffer; (Mountain Ridge) Sei Boayue, Sarah Browning, Patrick Godfrey, Joseph Grabenstein, Peyton Kahl, Allison McManus, Angelica Miller, Timothy Moore, Alexa Sowers, Claire Sullivan, Nicholas Twing, Luke Vought, Sydney Winner, Hannah Yazdani.

AP provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to earn college credit or advanced placement and stand out in the college admissions process. Each exam is developed by a committee of college and university faculty and AP teachers, ensuring that AP exams are aligned with the same high standards expected by college faculty at some of the nation’s leading institutions. Most four-year colleges in the U.S. provide credit and/or advanced placement for qualifying exam scores.

The College Board is a mission-driven, not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of more than 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success, including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators, and schools.

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