Valdosta Daily Times

February 22, 2014

VHS students qualify for AP Scholar Awards


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program provides students with the opportunity to take 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 22 percent of the 2.2 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.

The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP Exams.

At Valdosta High School, five 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.

hese students are Aidan Anderson, Kaylee Buckham, Logan Chappuis, Audrey Hilton, and Jun Liu.

Thirty-one students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with scores of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are Alan Bennett, Aneesha Chowdhary, Alexander Cosper, James Dallas, Ashlyn Davis, Nadine Fares, Hannah Findlay, Katherine Ganas, Christopher Hanson, Kara Hanson, Taylor Haynes, Patrick Hilgert, Mychael Holmes, Cassandra Hoy, Collin Kirkpatrick, Christie Mayo, Holly McDonnell, Samantha McLendon, Douglas Mutert, Sabrina Myers, Devin Nabors, Paige Norton, William Perry, Lauren Pope, Caleb Shearer, Jared Sirmans, Kate Talley, Latarsha Taylor, Daniel Tefft, Cullen Threlkeld and Austin Wallace.