Students earn AP Scholar recognition

2013-07-18T00:05:00Z Students earn AP Scholar recognitionTimes Staff nwitimes.com
July 18, 2013 12:05 am  • 

Valparaiso High School congratulates the 44 students who have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program exams.

There were 29 AP Scholar honorees, five Scholar with Honor recipients and 10 earned AP Scholar with Distinction. All awards are based on the average grade with a minimum of a 3 or higher on a 5-point scale and the number of exams taken with this score. In addition to receiving an award certificate, this achievement is acknowledged on AP score reports to colleges.

The 29 students who earned AP Scholar, scoring a 3 or higher on three or more AP exams were:

Eman Akbik, Caroline M. Albers, Andrew J. Antonetti, Troy W. Borlick, Daniel L. Boyes, Brianna K. Clayton, Kyle W. Dahlgren, Connor K. Devine, Noelle C. Eveland, Tess A. Galbiati, Mark L. Halfman, Lars D. Henderson, Alex J. Jobbe, Aubrey I. Kurt, Erik C. Muntzing, Matthew M. Napiwocki, Jacqueline R. Peterschmidt, Mary Rooker, Mccaul Sawina, Kathryn A. Schoer, Claire I. Simon, Haley M. Sorrells, Domonkos Szabo, Wesley D. Umbower, Rebecca M. Wall, Thomas M. Walsh, Elizabeth R. Wehren, Bohao Zhang and Hannah M. Zygmunt.

The five students who received designation as AP Scholar with Honor, with 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 were:

Peter J. Fink, Kathleen M. Prahlow, Carl M. Schenck, Zachary C. Schwartz and Neha Sehgal.

The 10 students who received designation as AP Scholar with Distinction, with 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 were:

Soren Bjornstad, Landon B. Davison, Paul L. Henderson, Gabriel K. Hinding, James M. Kaminski, Dana Khabbaz, Emma A. Kurt, Tyler D. Luzinski, Sarah E. Simon and Caitlyn R. Tanner.

The mission of Valparaiso High is to challenge all students to achieve grade-level mastery as defined by district and state standards.

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