College Board Names AP Scholars

Thursday, August 29, 2013

The College Board announced the latest AP Scholars from Whitfield County Schools. 

The AP Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through AP courses and exams with the AP Scholar Awards. Although there is no monetary award, each award-winning student receives a certificate, and the award is acknowledged on any AP score report that is sent to colleges after the award has been conferred. —College Board website

The title of AP Scholar is granted to students who earn a grade of three or higher on three or more AP Exams.

The AP Scholars are:

  • Anthony Anderson (NHS)
  • Manuel Caro (SHS)
  • Savannah Cross (SHS)
  • Sarah Fearing (NHS)
  • Hannah Grider (NHS)
  • Miranda Helton (NHS)
  • Macie Maret (NHS)
  • Concepcion Montelongo (SHS)
  • John Parsons (NHS)
  • Darshun Patel (SHS)
  • Triston Smith (NHS)
  • Jessica Torres (SHS)
  • Mitzi Varela (SHS)

AP Scholars with Honor are students who earn an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and grades of three or higher on four or more of these exams. The AP Scholars with Honor are:

  • Ellison Beard (NHS)
  • Conner Cross (SHS)
  • Amy Hartline (NHS)
  • Kelian Heard (NHS)
  • Manuel Montelongo (SHS)
  • Tucker Morgan (NHS)
  • Jake Rogers (NHS)
  • Anna Stevens (NHS)
  • Christine Tran (NHS)
  • Elizabeth Trew (NHS)
  • Xiangyu Zhong (NHS)

AP Scholars with Distinction have earned an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and grades of three or higher on five or more of these exams. The AP Scholar with Distinction are:

  • Mikayla Defore (SHS)
  • Angelica Herrera (SHS)
  • Sarah Johnson (NHS)
  • Silas Ledford (NHS)

Visit the College Board website for more information about Advanced Placement and AP Scholars.


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