TICONDEROGA - Ticonderoga High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their achievement.
The College Board's Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides students with the opportunity to take 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 Ticonderoga High School Sarah Bennett 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 these exams.
Brendan Carberry, David Mallon, Maxwell North and Alexander Walters 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
Samantha Adamson, Molly Ginn, Joshua Huestis, Michaela Jebb, Jacob Kelly, Alexandra Reale, Jacob Taylor and Gregory Towne qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with grades of 3 or higher.
Each exam is developed by a committee of college and university faculty and AP teachers, ensuring that exams are aligned with the same high standards expected by college faculty. AP is accepted by more than 3, 600 colleges and universities worldwide for college credit, advanced placement, or both on the basis of successful AP Exam grades.