Thirty-seven students at Portsmouth Abbey School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.
The College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) Program provides willing and academically prepared students 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. About 18 percent of the more-than 1.8 million high school students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to learn an AP Scholar Award.
AP Scholar Award: Twenty-three qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Examinations, with scores of 3 or higher:
Sarah Auer '12 Sean Buckley '12
Yidan Cong '12 Pinyuan Dong '13
Gabrielle Fontes '12 Joanna Grabert '12
Kelsi Harper '13 Cynthia Holte '12
Matthew Jewell-DeMieri '12 Michael Keane '12
Dohyung Kim '14 Jina Kim '12
Jisoo Kim '12 Nahyung Kim '12
Alejandro Knoepffle '12r Dami Lee '12
Michelle Mehrtens '13 Julia Noble '13
Fergus O'Farrell '12 Katherine Rodrock '12
Robert Sucsy '13 O'Callahan Taylor '13
Stephanie Waterman '12
AP Scholar with Honor: Six students qualified for the AP National Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 4.32 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams:
Allison Bolles '13 Casey Brown '12
Sidharth Sharma '12 Joseph Yates '13
Zhaonan Zhang '12 Broghan Zwack '12
AP Scholar with Distinction Award: Six students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 4.44 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams:
Christian Barcenas '12 Jesse Bessinger '12
Corinne Cotta '12 Amelia Gray '12
Zelong Li '13 William Reynolds '12
National AP Scholar: Two students qualified for this award, which is granted to students who earn an average score of 4.75 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.
Minjae Cho '13
Kevin Legein '12
Congratulations to all of these students!