2012 Advanced Placement Scholar Awards

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Forty-two current and graduated Duncanville High School students have been named AP Scholars by the College Board, in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Examinations.  Students take AP Examinations in May after completing challenging college-level courses at their high schools.  The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on student performance on AP Exams.  Current students have at least this school year to take additional exams and possibly earn even higher awards.

disdTen students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average 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 graduates Shanan Ahmad, Samuel Frickle, William Jameson, Zhixin Jiang, Lynda Lee, Eric Ludwig, and Katherine McElroy, and current students David Daniels, Claire Dial, and Alexander Dunn.

Nine 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 graduates Kristin Hill and Melanie Smith, and current students Raymond Babcock, Michael Bruner, Lydia Craven, Elena Elliott, Clare Ordemann, Rachael Roberts, and Sally Zhang.

Twenty-three students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more examinations, with grades of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are Halley Backus, Alexandria Criner, David Gebauer, Eli Hernandez, Marcus Howard, Eboni Johnson, Angel Juarez, Michael Junior, Gloria Kim, Joshua Lockhart, Patrick Magistrado, and Sarah Siddiqui, and current students Cedric Ambulo, Chase Apperson, Alyssa Clarke, Ana Estrada, Ala Ismail, Sijin Kim, Nghia Nguyenn, Olivia Rawlinson, Rachna Singh, Cody Stewart, and one additional student.

Through more than 30 different college-level courses and exams, AP provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to earn college credit or advanced placement and stand out in the college admissions process. More than 3,800 colleges and universities annually receive AP grades. Over 90 percent of four-year colleges in the United States provide credit and/or placement for qualifying exam grades.