St. Joseph High School students receive AP scholar awards
Aug. 3, 2013 at 3:03 a.m.
Twelve students at St. Joseph High School have earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams.
The program provides students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school. For passing AP exams, students earn college credit, advanced placement or both.
About 20 percent of the 2.1 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 AP exams.
At St. Joseph High School, Theodore Boozalis 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 three or higher on five or more of these exams.
David Du 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 three or higher on four or more of these exams.
Ten students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with scores of three or higher.
The AP Scholars are Clara Allen, Christine Chang, Olivia Chapa, Wyatt Fraga, Annie Gilliam, Katie Gray, Marlena Gutierrez, Johanna Hoang, Kaitlinn Smith and Amber Warren.
For more information about St. Joseph High School, call 361-573-2446 or visit stjvictoria.com.