SAISD Students Earn College Board Recognition

September 20, 2010

40 SAISD students 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.

The College Board's Advanced Placement Program offers students the opportunity to take challenging college-level courses while still in high school, and to receive college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP exams. About 18 percent of the more than 1.4 million high school students in more than 16,000 secondary schools worldwide who took the AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to merit the recognition of AP Scholar.

Students took AP Exams in May 2010 after completing challenging college-level courses. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students' performance on AP Exams.

Chelsea Green qualified for the National AP Scholar Award. This designation is awarded to students who earn an average of 4 or higher on a 5-point scale on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

14 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. These students are Kevin Barr, Adrienna Bingham, Charles Dickson, Chelsea Green, Jessica Hinshaw, Matthew Horn, Pierce Huchton, Jordan Hunt, Kate Jones, Matthew Lozada, Joshua McGuire, Alyssa Thompson, Elizabeth Zetzman, and Mary Zinnikas.

4 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. These students are Harvey Williams, Kasey Arrington, Susan Clough, and Charlotte Huteson.

23 students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with grades of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are Sarah Caroline Billings, Thomas Blackwood, Louis Broome, Caitlyn Buck, Jacqueline Coty, John Paul Davies, Ariel Erwin, Kelvin Fields, Alyssa Gemoets, Mary Lewis, John Meyer, Jorge Negrete, Katelyn Owens, Brandi Pineda, Michael Snyder, Kyle Stinnett, Shelby Swartz, Kimberly Usrey, Clare Wilcox, Johnny Wolfe, Caroline Walvoord, Rose Wilhoyt, and John Zafereo.

Congratulations students on these achievements!