Houston, TX – At St. Agnes Academy, students took Advanced Placement (AP) exams in May 2014, earning college credit before they graduated high school. The AP Program measures demonstrated achievement in college-level subject matter for 11th and 12th grade students. Exams are offered in English Language, English Literature, U.S. Government, U.S. History, World History, Calculus (2), Biology, Chemistry, and Spanish Language.
“As always, we are extremely proud of our girls,” said Director of Guidance Debbie Skelly. “This year, we had three seniors named as National AP Scholars – Kimberlyn George, Marina Ibraheim, and Reilly Smith.”
National AP Scholar is the designation granted to students who receive an average score of at least “4” on all AP exams taken, and scores of “4” or higher on eight or more of the exams. Smith was valedictorian and George was salutatorian for the class of 2014.
In addition to the three National AP Scholars, there were 29 AP Scholars with Distinction – students who received an average score of at least “3.5” on all AP exams taken, and scores of “3” or higher on five or more of the exams. Students include Emily Alff, Alexandra Barnhill, Halle Butler, Elaine DeLouche, Sara Donovan, Katherine Fetizanan, Danielle Fortune, Natalie Grothues, Abbey Hale, Sophia Huang, Joanna Jia, Hartini Margot, Mary Claire McGinnes, Erin Miller, Ngoc-Han Nguyen, Katherine Okhuysen, Oluwagbemiso Okunzua, Angela Ott, Dominique Phi, Claire Puccini, Ava Ring, Almudena Robledo, Rachel Sanchez, Alexandra Santamaria, Isabel Sutter, Helen Trumble, and Carla Vilardo.
There were 42 AP Scholars with Honor – students who received an average score of at least “3.25” on all AP exams taken, and scores of “3” or higher on four or more exams. Students include Jacqueline Babin, Alexis Bankhead, Lauren Black, Julia Buechele, Emma Grace Butler, Alba Casillas, Mary Elise Chipongian, Marie Clay, Katherine Daffin, Sydney Dornak, Francesca Feinberg, Triana Fernandez, Laura Gaseor, Julia Granchi, Mackenzie Hayes, Kayley Hoag, Eleanor Jackson, Eleanor Jarlsjo, Oluwaftsayo, Jebutu, Caroline Joyce, Sabrina Kesler, Kathryn Kimball, Alice Linesch, Patenne Mathews, Ashley Merdadel, Katherine Moger, Lindsey Morris, Michelle Nguyen, Allison Podsednik, Amanda Pope, Catherine Raymond, Marianne Cia Reyes, Isabel Rumbaut, Courtney Schell, Madison Shields, Inaas Shirazi, Emily Thamm, Caroline Thomas, Tiffany Tran, Madelyn Way, Amanda Willoughby, and Mingxiao Yang.
There were 43 AP Scholars – students who received scores of “3” or higher on three or more exams. Students include Jessie Ames, Katherine Barkley, Sophie Belton, Amanda Bernardy, Margaret Berno, Victoria Brunetti, Sophia Canga, Christian Caranto, Anna Carothers, Kathryn Criaco, Alexys Deguzman, Caroline Drury, Marissa English, Lauren Frazier, Esperanza Garcia, Courtney Graff, Kelsey Hannum, Danielle Harding, Kennedy Hayes, Lauren Holladay, Tricia Interino, Antonia Iyer, Kaitlin Karcher, Corinne Kelly, Paige Lockhart, Amy Ly-Ha, Brooke Marquette, Colleen McLamb, Margaret McNeil, Katherine Merkl, Alyssa Murray, Ellen Neiers, Hannah Nicknish, Natalia Ruiz, Caroline Sage, Maria Scott, Katherine Sloan, Mason Stevens, Mai Tran, Hannah Ulm, Tracy Vu, Carolina Wood, Alyson Yee, and Camila Zaldivar.