Students and Graduates Named AP Scholars
A total of 140 current Fox Chapel Area High School students and 2018 graduates have been named Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars by the College Board for demonstrating college-level achievement on the AP examinations taken in May 2018. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on the number of courses and exams. At Fox Chapel Area High School:
•2018 graduates Mia Jamiolkowski, Elizabeth Kauma, Julia Kisslinger, Braddock Lalor, Albert Liu, Elizabeth Mountz, Andreas Paljug, Rebekah Polcyn, Jeffrey Savin, Jordan Taxay, Bridget Wang, and Jorgen Wu and 2018-2019 seniors Vaishavi Agrawal and Arnav Gupta qualified for the National AP Scholar award by earning an average score of 4 or higher on all AP exams taken, and scores of four or higher on eight or more AP exams.
•The following 69 graduates/students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction award by earning an average score of 3.5 or higher on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams: 2018 graduates Sarah Baldwin, Anita Bargaje, Kieran Bartels, Karissa Becer, Emilia Bianchini, Christopher Bonavita, Liam Botos, Emelyn Broniek, Emilia Cano-Czagany, Alyssa DiPaolo, Margaret Edgecombe, Theodore Faucher, Nicholas Fennell, Anna Hirsch, Mia Jamiolkowski, Won Ho Kang, Lainey Kasian, Elizabeth Kauma, Shania Khatri, Joseph Kirklewski, Julia Kisslinger, Jacob Klein, William Kuhns, Braddock Lalor, Toby Lazear, Albert Liu, Madeline Macek, Adam Mattioli, Elizabeth Mountz, Andreas Paljug, Helen Paulini, Rebekah Polcyn, Sara Puthenpurayil, Ryan Santilli, John Saunders, Jeffrey Savin, Jessica Schwartz, Alexa Selwood, Sarah Sheerer, Tao Sheng, Megan Stafford, Devon Stein, Lucy Stone, William Tabor, Jordan Taxay, Nathan VanDemark, Bridget Wang, and Jorgen Wu; 2018-2019 seniors Vaishavi Agrawal, Daniel Andrud, Abigail Baldauf, Justin Breen, Kristen Friday, Flora Gladwin, Arnav Gupta, Harish Sanjana, Theresa Heidenreich, Jayanth Kashyap, Elizabeth Kaslewicz, Courtney Kennedy, Zachary Lakkis, Tristan McClelland, Alyssa Melani, Mitchell Miles, Annika Urban, Brandon Wei, Ziya Xu, and Chloe Yofan; and 2018-2019 junior J. Oliver Choo.
•The following 34 graduates/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: 2018 graduates Katherine Chomko, Jhair Colan, Fallon Curry, Rachel Goodwin, Kiran Hughes, Harris Lebovitz, Jacob Levit, Matthew Ling, Julie Mallinger, Victoria Mountz, Kaitlin Nichols, Rohan Patil, Abigail Pogue, Kezia Rebeiz, Delaney Roberts, David Shtrahman, and Jacob Wecht; 2018-2019 seniors Margaret Aupke, Rodrigo Esteves, Kevin Falconett, Noah Fritsch, Jonah Green, Eric Gurklis, Marissa Hardiman, Rachel Himmel, Sadie Lorence, Jared Nord, Jessica Paper, Demi Rymer, Ryan Setzenfand, Grace Stassola, Gina Wang, and Margaret Woodwell; and 2018-2019 junior Rajeev Godse.
•The following 37 graduates/students qualified for the AP Scholar award by receiving scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams: 2018 graduates David Ahlers, Nina Amorose, Nikita Bargaje, Brandon Brewster, Emma Francioni, James Kirk, Margaret Lazzara, Julianna Macdonald, Daniel Nichols, Lisa Schmithorst, Trisha Shah, Claudia Simon, and Alexander Vlahos; 2018-2019 seniors Mattias Ahlers, Isabella Boleng, Benjamin Cagan, Steven Cano, Diana Crookston, Hannah Flanders, Margaret Fox, Samuel Gilmore, William Kabazie, Meredith Kenney, Trevor Klatt, Alaina Kotchey, Connor McAtee, Catherine McDonough, Sabrina McQuarrie, Eric Moore, Olivia Pistella, Nathaniel Roe, Kathryn Schwartzman, Sarena Seeger, Landon Williams, and Hosoo Yoo; and 2018-2019 juniors Noah Hertzman and Sina Shaikh.
Advanced Placement exams are graded on a 5-point scale, with 5 being the highest. Most of the nation’s four-year colleges and universities award credit and/or advanced placement for qualifying exam scores. Every year, AP examinations are offered in a wide variety of subject areas, each consisting of multiple choice and free-response (essay or problem-solving) questions.