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.


Helen DeVos College Of Education Celebrates Student Teachers

The Helen DeVos College of Education at Lee University celebrated the accomplishments of its student teachers with a banquet in the Centenary Room on Lee’s campus. Student teachers, cooperating teachers and supervisors enjoyed the evening sharing the semester’s experiences with each other. Speakers for the evening included Cameryn Byrd, Lauren Suits, Jonathan Berry and Jared ... (click for more)

Lee University Named To President’s Service Honor Roll Once Again

The Corporation for National and Community Service announced that Lee University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, once again receiving recognition for its commitment to bettering the community through service. “Receiving this honor indicates that our students and faculty are engaging in transformative service with our community ... (click for more)

2 Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery At Highway 153 Long John Silver's

Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery that happened Friday morning. At approximately  8:10  a.m. the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 5317 Highway 153 for a robbery at the Long John Silver's.  Officers discovered that two black men, wearing hoodies and masks, entered the Long John Silver's and forced the assistant manager ... (click for more)

Fire Causes $30,000 In Damages At Scenic City Concrete

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a reported structure fire shortly after  10 p.m. Thursday  at Scenic City Concrete Pumping, at 2903 South Orchard Knob Ave. Captain Donny McMillian with Engine 9 said smoke was visible when the first firefighters arrived. Captain McMillian said the firefighters had to force their way through a locked gate and into the building, ... (click for more)

Please Don't Close The Piccadilly Cafeteria At Hamilton Place - And Response

Oh, no. The Piccadilly Cafeteria at Hamilton Place is closing.  Its last day is Christmas Eve.  I will miss the great food they have there but most of all I will miss their servers, cashiers and waitresses.  They are all so friendly and accommodating.  They make it like it’s a home-style restaurant. I sure wish there was some way that Hamilton Place and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: God Bless Cathy & Co.

The secret to the whole thing is not getting caught but somebody at the Toys R Us store in Framingham, Mass., had a camera when Cathy O’Grady was very quietly paying off all the layaway balances at the popular location last week. The picture snaked its way onto social media sites and her friends quickly recognized the area’s most famous “layaway angel.” Then somebody in nearby ... (click for more)