Seventy-nine students at Lapeer High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams for the 2016-17 school year.
The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) provides willing 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. About 18 percent of the more than 2.5 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 Lapeer High School:
Two (2) students qualified as a National AP Scholars by earning at least a four on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams. Previously only two students had earned this distinction in district history. Congratulations to both David Bellinger (12th) and Alexa Ringle (12th) on this achievement.
Eighteen (18) 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 Natalie Austin (12th), David Bellinger (12th), Lily Bourret (12th), Kellee Byard (12th), Emily Curlett (12th),Ashley Hayden (12th), Nellie Heller (12th), Nathan Jasper (11th), Katelyn Johnson (11th), Paul Kirschner (11th), Ethan Regulinski (12th), Alexa Ringle (12th), Joseph Schultz (11th), Cole Silva (11th), Ava Strasser (12th), Kane Sweet (11th), and Alicia Wagner (12th).
Eleven (11) 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. Theresa Austin (11th), Shayla Fisher (12th), Marshall Gaunt (12th), Nelson Gaunt (11th), Carly Kerchen (12th), Hope O’Neill (12th), Ashleigh Simmonds (11th), Gregory Thibeault (11th), Anne Tunison (11th), and Lukas Williams (12th).
Fifty (50) students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with scores of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are Paul Ankley (12th), Marissa Auxier (10th), Erika Barker (12th), Leah Bentley (11th), Kayla Birker (12th), Lydia Bontrager (12th), Chad Buike (11th), Victoria Carbone (12th), Morgan Chown (12th), Carson Currie (10th), Brendan Dunavant (12th), Savannah Finley (11th), Dylan Fletcher (11th), Justin Gettel (11th), Ryan Hays (12th), Mackenzie Hirth (12th), Renee Irvine (11th), Kaytlin Kabelman (12th), Callie Kennedy (11th), Cameron Kriewall (11th), Elizabeth Kroll (11th), Emily Lewis (12th), Pierce Logan (11th), Makayla McRorie (11th), Madeline Mello (12th), Jay Moore (11th), Marissa Morey (11th), Erik Morris (11th), Caitlyn O’Neal (11th), Nichole Pflanzer (12th), Nicholas Pomante (12th), Allyson Przekora (11th), Sarah Ridenour (12th), Jacob Schlaud (12th), Joleigh Schutz (11th), Liam Sharkey (11th), Miranda Shelly (12th), McKenzie Shivlie (12th), Madison Sills (11th), Natalie Smith (12th), Caitlin Snyder (12th), Zachary Sparks (11th), Peter Stinson (12th), Samantha Thick (12th), Joseph Tidrick (11th), Morgan Turk (10th), Katherine Walker (11th), Anneke Weir (12th), Mason Wnuk (12th), and Juliette Woodcum (10th).
Eight (8) students qualified for the AP Capstone Diploma by receiving scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on four additional AP Exams. The AP Capstone Diploma recipients are Ryan Hays (12th), Carly Kerchen (12th), Madeline Mello (12th), Alexa Ringle (12th), Ava Strasser (12th), Alicia Wagner (12th), Lukas Williams (12th), and Mason Wnuk (12th).
Five (5) students qualified for the AP Seminar and AP Research Certificate by earning scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research. The AP Seminar and AP Research Certificate recipients are Kayla Birker (12th), Brendan Dunavant (12th), Emily Lewis (12th), Miranda Shelly (12th), and Caitlin Snyder (12th).
Way to go, scholars!