Orange Students Earn 143 Advanced Placement Awards
September 22, 2014
The Orange City School District announced that 143 Advanced Placement awards were earned by Orange High School students: 15 students were named National AP Scholars; 67 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award; 27 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award; 33 students qualified for the AP Scholar Award; and one student received an AP International Diploma. OHS students have the option to choose from 18 different AP Courses. A total of 81 percent of the AP Exams taken by OHS students received a passing score of 3 or above on a 5-point scale.
The AP Program offers several AP Scholar Awards to recognize high school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and exams. With a score of 4.40, Orange High School student Megan Shanklin achieved an AP International Diploma.
Fifteen Orange High School students averaged a score of 4.37 on eight or more exams and were named National AP Scholars. Those students were Fatimah Abouelsoud, Nicole Cooper, Long Di, Elisabeth Fellowes, Jinxuan Hu, Robert Mclain, Andrew Moyal, Kent Nakamoto, Matthew Paley, Adam Scheps, Megan Shanklin, Joanne Sulerzyski, Gwendolyn Thomas, Andi Wang and Amy Wu.
Orange High School also had 67 students with an average score of 4.17 on five or more exams that earned AP Scholar with Distinction. Those students were Fatimah Abouelsoud, Zaid Al Bahrani, Chloe Antrobus, Alexa Askari, Tobias Behrens, Shivangi Bhatia, Jeremy Bilfield, Robert Blake, Gabriel Blum, Rachel Brown, Eben Carek, Arianna Cerqueira, Nicole Cooper, Long Di, Elisabeth Fellowes, Kenneth Fisher, Daniel Furman, Eve Gleeson, Kenneth Golovan, Lauren Hawkes, Leah Hazen, Peter Healey, Jacob Heiss, Evan Hsi, Jinxuan Hu, Allison Jordan, Kathryn Jordan, Chloe Joseph, Tejas Kashyap, Doo Hee Kim, Adam Kirsh, Rachel Levin, Bennett Levine, Melissa Ma, Brian Margolis, Katherine Martin, Robert Mclain, Andrew Moyal, Kent Nakamoto, Ryan Nash, Ian Newman, Matthew Paley, Brandon Piyevsky, Raven Roth, Max Rothstein, Sean Rule-Hoffman, Nicolae Sadovnic, Juan Sanabria, Adam Scheps, Remy Semenoro, Megan Shanklin, Bryan Shill, Maxwell Simon, Ryan Sonkin, Sean Steiner, Eli Sugerman, Joanne Sulerzyski, Gwendolyn Thomas, Christophe Tomsic, Clare Ubersax, Andi Wang, Benjamin Weltman, Alyssa Wisnieski, Amy Wu, Gavin Wu, Talia Zaverdinos and Demi Zhang.
A total of 27 students earned average scores of 3.59 on four or more exams and qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor. Those students were Ryan Ayzman, Daaryush Badii, Emory Butcheck, Conor Chance, Bernadette Dezso, Zayn Dweik, Bari Epstein, John Flynn, Kathleen Freund, Hannah Goulder, Sarah Goulder, Elizabeth Kaplan, Jake Kemelhar, Erika Kess, Nisha Krishnan, Stephanie Lee, Alade Malik, Margaret Orosz, Maxwell Posner, Evan Raupp, Jaclyn Roth, Alexandra Schoellkopf, Andrew Shuffer, Rebekah Shuffer, Hallie Singer, Hollie Vaughn and David Weinraub.
A total of 33 students earned average scores of 3.01 and qualified for the AP Scholar Award. Those students were Mustafa Al-Rahem, James Bahniuk, Ron Beilinson, Michael Burdjalov, Brooke Cahn, Samantha Chau, Lauren Cunningham, Lyle Fenton, Rachel Frydenberg, Donna Izadnegahdar, Kinsey Laninga, David Lardakis, Truman Lester, Andrew Levy, Ethan Marton, Kaitlin Mccormick, Edward Nelson, Tyler Nelson, Robert Palkovitz, Madeline Persanyi, Christian Prada, Madeleine Rico, Ben Sack, Dana Severin, Rebecca Simon, Austin Smedira, Briana Snoddy, Alexandra Sonkin, Randall Turner, Jordan Wade, Robert Warsh, Trevor Yasinow and Adrian Young.