Twenty-eight students at Montoursville Area High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.
The College Board's Advanced Placement Program provides motivated 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 nearly 1.7 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 Montoursville, four 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 Savannah Hanford, Rachel Lehman-Merrick, Kyle Miller and Lars Sigurdsson.
Four 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 Jillian Gleason, Jillian Holmes, Cailyn Kreitz and Blair Larson.
Twenty-one students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with grades of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are Natasha Bassett, Krista Bower, Colin Butler, Sarah Clymer, Olivia Dabney, Kathleen Ellison, Cheyenne Hakes, Lauren Hall, Nikalette Lentz, Delainey Loedding, Leanna Morris, Alex Palmatier, Nicole Payne, Kimberly Perrotta, Dylan Phillips, Alexandra Rodrigues, Joseph Rogers, Jacob Russo, Bethany Stoner, Leah Winner and Savanna Young.