Eighty-six students at Marist High School have earned Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP Exams.
Four students qualified for the National AP Scholar Award by earning an average score of 4 or higher on a five-point scale on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams. These students are 2015 graduates Grace Enright, Ryan Loizzo, Mitchell Schroeder, and Michael Serwetnyk.
Twenty-two students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. These students are 2015 graduates Brian Canchola, John Carroll, Fiona Clair, Emily Coghlan, Grace Enright, Thomas Hampston, Ryan Higgins, Anne Hynes, Joseph Kezon, Ryan Loizzo, Kathryn McGrath, Mary McIntyre, Timothy O’Connell, Rosemary Peck, Simon Rafacz, Martin Ryan, Kaylie Sampson, Mitchell Schroeder, Michael Serwetnyk, Matthew Spinazzola, Elizabeth St. Lawrence, and Patrick Sweeney.
Nine students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. These students are 2015 graduates Emma Flosi, Carole Hodorowicz, Sean McGuire, Bryan O’Malley, Sara Pacella, Skylar Patterson, Colleen Reilly, Taylor Sonntag, and Sarah Valek.
Fifty-one students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with scores of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are Angeline Alag, Benjamin Alvarado, Christina E. Brooks, Grace Callaghan, Madeleine Canedo, Meghan Cronin, Mary Cunningham, Sarah D’Astice, Michaeline Dougala, Margaret Durkin, Ryan Gaughan, Sarah Gregory, Kevin Griffith, Cameron Heppeler, Hannah Kelly, Madeline Kelly, Tara Kelly, Lauren Kirwan, Nora Lipetzky, Robert Lopez II, Gabriella Lynch-Shaw, Andrew Mack, Demetria McGill, Megan Peiczynski, James Rodriquez, Patricia Santos-Babaran, Kamilah Scales, Brooke Wilson, and Donna Zeigler.
Of the AP Scholar Award recipients for 2014-2015 at Marist, 22 were juniors at the time of the testing: Laith Abad, Liam Clair, Mary Clare Enright, Josie Gilligan, Frederick Hofer, Catherine Hynes, Rafaello Ibrado, Michael Laird, Catherine Lewellyn, Alexandra Lenz, Julia Linares, Marlynn Lopez, Samuel Luzzo, Carolan O’Connell, Jason Phelan, Kate Rochowicz, Paige Solcani, Michael St. Lawrence, Anne Marie Stifter, Vanessa Villasenor, Thomas Wade, and Zachary Wegner. These students have at least one more year in which to complete college-level work and possibly earn a higher-level AP Scholar Award.
AP classes help students build college skills, signify academic excellence to college admission officers, and can allow students to earn college credit hour and/or opt out of introductory level courses.