Fourteen Shawnee High School students have earned AP Scholar awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP (Advanced Placement) exams.


Fourteen Shawnee High School students have earned AP Scholar awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP (Advanced Placement) exams.
Kelsey Van Horn 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 the exams.
Six of the 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 the exams.
These students are Sarah Cappo, Christopher Chapman, Emily Davis, Jordan Robinson, Isabel Sanders and Stephen Whitmore.
Seven of the students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with grades of 3 or higher. They are Christopher Copeland, Nicholas Copeland, Jasmine Dixon, Erin France, Heather Swadley, Monica Valois and Amity Walker.
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.
The program also provides these students with the opportunity to earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on their exams.
About 18 percent of the 1.6 million students worldwide who took the 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.