The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) 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 1.6 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 Montgomery Catholic:
Four students qualified for the National AP Scholar Award by earning an average grade of 4 or higher on a five-point scale on all AP Exams taken. These students are Molly Jones, Lane Keating, Rob Preston, and Samantha Telofski. Molly Jones and Samantha Telofski are freshmen at the University of Alabama. Rob Preston is a freshman attending Rensselaer Technical Institute. Lane Keating is a freshman at Tulane University.
One student qualified for the National AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning and average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or high on four or more of these exams. Montgomery Catholic’s AP Scholar with Honor is Robert Carter. Robert is a freshman at Suwanee the University of the South.
One student qualified for the National AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning and average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken and grades of 3 or high on five or more of these exams. Montgomery Catholic’s AP Scholar with Distinction is Jacob Weatherly. Jacob attends Harvard University on a full scholarship.