138 AP Awards Earned by OHS Students
September 30, 2015
The Orange City School District announced recently that 138 Advanced Placement awards were earned by Orange High School students: 15 students were named National AP Scholars; 62 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award; 20 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award; 39 students qualified for the AP Scholar Award; and 2 student received an AP International Diploma. OHS students have the option to choose from 22 different AP Courses. A total of 80 percent of the AP Exams taken by OHS students received a passing score of 3 or above on a 5-point scale. Using data from the last five years, OHS students consistently performed at a level much higher on Advanced Placement exams than other students across the state and the nation.
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 an average score of 4.37, Orange High School students Elizabeth Kaplan and Eben G. Carek achieved AP International Diplomas.
Fifteen Orange High School students averaged a score of 4.46 on eight or more exams and were named National AP Scholars. Those students were Jeremy M. Bilfield, Robert C. Blake, Gabriel W. Blum, Eben G. Carek, Evan A. Hsi, Tejas V. Kashyap, Adam Kirsh, Truman J. Lester, Bennett Levine, Brian M. Margolis, Tyler J. Nelson, Juan D. Sanabria, Maxwell J. Simon, Sean P. Steiner, and Demi Zhang.
Orange High School also had 62 students with an average score of 4.16 on five or more exams that earned AP Scholar with Distinction. Those students were Neil Y. Agarwal, Ryan C. Ayzman, Tobias R. Behrens, Jeremy M. Bilfield, Robert C. Blake, Gabriel W. Blum, Rachel L. Brown, Eben G. Carek, Conor B. Chance, Emma H. Dawson-Glass, Bernadette Dezso, Zayn R. Dweik, Sadie B. Fahsbender, Kathleen L. Freund, Jennifer R. Goodman, Brandon T. Gotlieb, Sarah Goulder, Leah B. Hazen, Jacob Heiss, Alisa N. Hill, Evan A. Hsi, Christopher Jin, Allison C. Jordan, Olivia P. Kane, Elizabeth Kaplan, Tejas V. Kashyap, Poojajeet K. Khaira, Adam Kirsh, Stephanie B. Lee, Truman J. Lester, Bennett Levine, Guenevere Logan, Alade Malik, Brian M. Margolis, Katherine E. Martin, Thomas W. Middleton, Samantha Milstein, Alexander C. Moore, Scott E. Mosher, Stella L. Moss, Ryan C. Nash, Tyler J. Nelson, Margaret Orosz, Aadit Patel, Nathan E. Pflaum, Maxwell A. Posner, Paige J. Resnick, Mara Rosenberg, Raven J. Roth, Max S. Rothstein, Mi Row, Juan D. Sanabria, Brynn Scheinberg, Rebekah A. Shuffer, Maxwell J. Simon, Sean P. Steiner, Clare Ubersax, Benjamin A. Weltman, Grant A. Woodard, Gavin Wu, Talia D. Zaverdinos, and Demi Zhang.
A total of 20 students earned average scores of 3.67 on four or more exams and qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor. Those students were Paul G. Achkar, Debra E. Burguera-Couce, Hannah N. Cohen, Tayla R. Erb, Hannah Goulder, Ross Groedel, Houston J. Hickey, Jeffrey D. Immel, Jake R. Kemelhar, Allison C. Lester, Ian Newman, Mark N. Norris, Isabelle C. Perla, Ilan E. Ponsky, Teresa Schauer, Brooke Shedden, Ryan N. Singer, Richard S. Wieder, Nolan E. Wiley, and Adrian Young.
A total of 39 students earned average scores of 3.14 and qualified for the AP Scholar Award. Those students were Mohammed H. Abouelsoud, Daaryush Badii, Eva Bogomolny, Natalie E. Bourdakos, Jordan L. Brown, Eric A. Burguera-Couce, Brooke Cahn, Mackenzie E. Cappelle, Madeline E. Carek, Sam Chaikin, Katherine M. Connors, Lauren Cunningham, Kirby N. Davis, Benjamin Ellert, Mckenna T. Freund, Riley J. Gideon, Harrison L. Gross, Elizabeth L. Jordan, Brian E. Kess, Andrew Levy, Melissa N. Ma, Alexander Macauda, Kaitlin S. Mccormick, Peyton Ovsek, Robert Palkovitz, Madeline K. Persanyi, Nimisha A. Rajesh, Vanessa N. Richards, Cory J. Ross, Mary N. Ruggieri, Ben D. Sack, Drew D. Schlachter, Alexandra Schoellkopf, Alexandra T. Sonkin, Hollie Vaughn, Katherine L. Wauschek, Hunter C. Weiss, Simon M. Young, and Blake A. Zaffiro.