Editor's note: The Roseville School District public relations office submitted the following news announcement.
One hundred eight students at Roseville Area High School recently earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level AP Exams.
The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous 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 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 students’ performance on AP Exams.
4 point or higher
Four Roseville Area High School 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 Erin Birdsall, Benjamin Dion, Brennan Kelly and Allen Lin.
At least 3.5 point
Thirty-six 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: Kareem Abou-Karam, Grace Alexander, Katherine Allen, Erin Birdsall, Zachary Calkins, Linnea Cederberg, Francis Chang, Abdullah Cureoglu, Logan J. Daniels, Margaret E. Digiorno, Benjamin Dion, Jingyang Dong, Maia Gumnit, Ellysa Haugen, Luke Johnson, Brennan Kelly, John Kleitz, Rada Kolarova, Nicholas Ladas, Kevin Lattu, Allen Lin, Rose Lundy, Sean Martinson, Luke Mielke, Benjamin Rhee, Philip Schadegg, Nicholas Schaefer, Pierre Sebastian, Gabriel Smith, Alia Stone-Jeraj, William Thomas, Amanda Van Nevel, Jonathan Watkins, Rebecca Wu, Xiaoxuan Yu, Raymond Zhang.
At least 3.25 point
Nineteen 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.
The students are: Charles Cho, Alexandra Dahl, Danielle Demay, Susan Drache, Franklin Forsberg, Madeline Getting, Emma Green, Erik Husby, Niklas Jorve, Mary Krienke, Erin Miller, Micah Mueller, Andrew Munson, Kimberly Schneider, Kristina Schroeder, Leah Soule, Grace Walsh, John Wasiluk, Madeline Weiler
Three point or higher
Fifty-three students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with scores of 3 or higher.
The AP Scholars are: Logan Anderson, Roberto Balderrama, Caitlin Barrett, Jane Becker, Erich Berger, Evan Beyer, Meghan Brady, Kevin Brooks, Elsa Browning, Heather Campbell, Rachel Castle, Anthony Chang, Alex Charland, Erin Conroy, Sarah Eklund, Siri Ericson, Rachel Evans, Allison Gedstad, Brianna Gysbers, Sara Horton, Laura Johnson, Mackenzie Johnson, Sho Kawakami, Lindsey Lacasse, Benjamin Lafond, Samuel Lindgren, Daniel Lindsay, Morgan Madison, Rachel May, Kayleigh Mcclure, Helen Mercer-Taylor, Dale Miller, Gracelyn Miller, Hiroki Nakagawa, Greta Norris, Emily Nyberg, Benjamin Ophoven-Baldwin, Theresa Pham, Madison Pierce, Samuel Podobinski, Anthony Quinlan, Sarah Raymond, Tyler Schmidt, Vijay Srinivasan, Lee Stecklein, Megan Strait, Ian Tierney, Travis Tran, Alexandra Urshan, Zakir Waliany, Jessica Warner, Donovan Weiblen, Hans Zander.
Through 34 different college-level courses and exams, AP provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to earn college credit or advanced placement and stand out in the college admission process.
More than 3,800 colleges and universities annually receive AP scores. Most four-year colleges in the United States provide credit and/or advanced placement for qualifying exam scores.
The College Board is a non-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, it was created to expand access to higher education.