Loyalsock Township High School announces 2014-15 AP Scholars

The college board recently released its 2014-15 AP (Advanced Placement) Scholar Report. Nineteen Loyalsock Township High School students were recognized for their achievements. The college board distinguishes among several scholar levels, including AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor AP Scholar with Distinction and State and National AP Scholar. The following represents the scholar award level criteria from the college board:

AP Scholar: Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams

AP Scholar with Honor: Granted to students who receive 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

AP Scholar with Distinction: Granted to students who receive 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

State AP Scholar: Granted to the one male and one female student in each U.S. state and the District of Columbia with scores of 3 or higher on the greatest number of AP Exams, and then the highest average score (at least 3.5) on all AP Exams taken

National AP Scholar: Granted to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams

The following students have earned AP Scholar recognition: Lauren Brandenburg, Courtney Brown, Lucy Cullen, Jennifer Heilmann, Brannan Hepler, Pamela Niditch, Nikhil Sajja, Hayli Springer, Katherine Waltz, Justin Wood and Betty Yeung.

The following students earned AP Scholar with Distinction: Archibald Beare, Emily Genduso, Mario Pineda-Bermudez, Marcus Stopper, Thomas Schranghamer and Jade Zheng.

Thomas Schranghamer earned National AP Scholar recognition for earning a 4 or better on all AP exams taken.