21 Sep 2009

Eighteen Students Named AP Scholars

Eighteen students in the Catholic High School Class of 2009 and in the Class of 2010 have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams.

The College Board recognizes levels of achievement based on studentsí´ performances on AP exams.

Three CHS graduates qualified for AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams and grades of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.  These students are Jake Fontenot, Alex Maris and Daniel Nelson.

Seven CHS graduates qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average grade of least 3.25 on all AP Exams and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.  These students include Sean Cotton, Matthew Darouse, Raymond DeCuir, Mark Rolfsen, James Selent, Michael Skapura and Zach Talbot.

Eight CHS graduates qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Examinations with grades of 3 or higher.  AP Scholars are Christopher Abshire, David Benedetto, Austin Gerald, Ryan Landry, Roth Salomon, Ben Silverberg, Clayton Walker and Andr_ Wiggins.

Most of the nationí´s colleges and universities award credit, advanced placement or both, based on successful performances on the AP Exams.