Seventy-Seven Earn AP Recognition
Posted Jul 25 2012
Congratulations to the 77 Baylor School students and recent graduates who have earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.
The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams last May. About 18 percent of the more than 1.9 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.
Recent graduates Tyler Blackmon and Matthew Chen qualified for the “National AP Scholar Award” by earning an average score of 4 or higher on a five-point scale on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams. Tyler will attend Yale this fall and Matthew will attend Stanford.
Twenty-five 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 Tyler Blackmon, Teni Butler, Lauren Cabe, Christian Carbone, Sarah Catanzaro, Matthew Chen, Beck Chen, Lucas Conwell, Will Crimmins, Hadyn Daugherty, Paige Elliott, Robbie Epps, Emily Ferguson, David Fisher, Megan Huntsinger, Connor King, Noah Lee, Eugene Park, Samantha Pazera, Katherine Rogers, Billy Sivley, Manning Smith-Tate, Grace Strang, Shirlene Wang, and Claudia Wharton.
Nineteen 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 Emma Bird, Shauna Bowes, Nic Bullard, Brandy Cao, Aliza Cohen, Brittany Davidoff, Logan Davis, Forrest Edens, Amethyst Evans, Lauren Johnson, Alice Jones, Esther Park, Phoenix Ray, Wes Russell, Sarah Van Deusen, Kristen Vredeveld, Cory Walker, Zach Watson, and Jessica Wood.
Thirty-three students qualified for the “AP Scholar Award” by completing three or more AP Exams with scores of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are Mekaal Ahmad, Palmer Avisto, Marci Carter, Dillon Clemmer, Katherine Crowell, Parker Diamond, Charlotte Ector, Payton Fields, Michael Fisher, Eric Heikkenen, Leah Helton, Laura Johnson, Daniel Jung, Suah Kang, Gina Lambiase, Sam Lee, Michelle Lee, Cheyanne Leonardo, Emma Lochmaier, Morgan Long, Melissa Manuel, Dabney Randall, Eric Roddy, Charlotte Sandercock, Jeffrey Shibata, Emma Taylor, Will Temple, Brie Timmons, James Wheeler, Jacob Wirz, Jon Won, Sharon You, and Tieni Zhang.