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AP Scholars Named

A total of 165 current Fox Chapel Area High School students and 2019 graduates have been named Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars by the College Board for demonstrating college-level achievement on the AP examinations taken in May 2019. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on the number of courses and exams.

At Fox Chapel Area High School:

• These 2019 graduates 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: Vaishavi Agrawal,Daniel Andrud, Abigail Baldauf, Arnav Gupta, Marissa Hardiman, Theresa Heidenreich, Rachel Himmel, Jayanth Kashyap, Elizabeth Kaslewicz, Zachary Lakkis, Tristan McClelland, Mitchell Miles, Ryan Setzenfand, Annika Urban, Ziya Xu, and Chloe Yofan, and 2019-2020 seniors J. Oliver Choo, Rajeev Godse, Noah Hertzman, Sina Shaikh, and Aaron Wu. 

• The following 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: 2019 graduates Vaishavi Agrawal, Mattias Ahlers, Daniel Andrud, Margaret Aupke, Abigail Baldauf, Isabella Boleng, Benjamin Cagan, Diana Crookston, Rodrigo Esteves, Kevin Falconett, Luis Fernandez Trevino, Noah Fritsch, Gabriel Fynsk, Flora Gladwin, Jonah Green, Arnav Gupta, Eric Gurklis, Colin Hackwelder, Marissa Hardiman, Sanjana Harish, Megan Hayes, Theresa Heidenreich, Hannah Higgins, Rachel Himmel, Jayanth Kashyap, Elizabeth Kaslewicz, Meredith Kenney, Sarah Khanzada, Trevor Klatt, Zachary Lakkis, Sadie Lorence, Tristan McClelland, Catherine McDonough, Alexandra Meinert, Alyssa Melani, Mitchell Miles, Eric Moore, Jared Nord, Jessica Paper, Olivia Pistella, Nathaniel Roe, Ryan Setzenfand, Grace Stassola, Annika Urban, Gina Wang, Landon Williams, Ziya Xu, Erasmia Yager, and Chloe Yofan, and 2019-2020 seniors Jackson Boychuk, Hanna Chen, J. Oliver Choo, Claire Fenton, Rajeev Godse, Hannah Gordon, Evan Gu, Noah Hertzman, Gavin Hitchens, Henry Jacques, Adrien Lagasse, Megan Matthis, Molly Mozurak, Min Nishikawa, Zeynep Ozkaya, Anzu Sekikawa, Sina Shaikh, Jake Sperry, Olivia Tang, Felix Veser, William Wang, and Aaron Wu.

• The following 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: 2019 graduates Avery Bursick, Hannah Flanders, Anna Folkerts, Margaret Fox, Alaina Kotchey, Zachary Lichtenstein, Connor McAtee, Sabrina McQuarrie, Demi Rymer, Kathryn Schwartzman, Reed Seybolt, and Zachary Yonas, and 2019-2020 seniors Abigail Alexander, Paige Asbury, Alyssa Carnevali, Hazel Cline, Gwendolyn Davison, Hannah Drum, Blair Echnat, Rachel Ferris, Alayne Gaghan, Elizabeth Gay, William Generett, Bryn Gerlach, Elizabeth Giuffre, John Klamut, Anna Meyer, Christiana Paljug, Jacob Rendall, Preston Rowe, Aaron Santilli, Benjamin Schwartz, David Shin, Charles Smith, Shane Susnak, Helene Tracey, and Ameya Velankar.

• The following graduates/students qualified for the AP Scholar award by receiving scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams: 2019 graduates Sofia Porter Bacon, Emily Ben, Madison Borkovich, Kate Carnevale, Lauren Copeland, Wesley Fravel, Nicole Garcia-Tunon, Matthew Good, Ruth Hartmann, Cara Himmel, Jonathan Hopkins, Eui Il Jung, Ryan Kerr, Michael Kilmer, Hannah Kim, Maria Luciana, Adina Munin, Madeline Richards, Julie Scheffler, Sarena Seeger, Jonathan Simon, Michael Trageser, Reiss Veltri, and Kenyon Weis; 2019-2020 seniors Ethan Alfery, Macey Balk, Amelia Bothe, Marilyn Brach, Mia Catone, Jacob Correnti, Gwendolyn Cullen, Claire Cummings, Samantha Dockey, Oskar Ernharth, Tobias Fennell, Harrison Hamm, Jeffrey Hertzberg, Patrick Kiszka, Ian Lowe, Cameron Mackey-Piccolo, Michael Mendelson, Shando Naini, Pabla Navjot, Thaleia Papapetropoulou, Leda Perdriel-Arons, James Peterson, Karl Pil, Emily Pollock, Michael Prato, Linda Quinlan, Mario Rotunno, Haylee Stringer, Robert Tabor, Thomas Traub, and Thomas Tsai; and 2019-2020 juniors Vinisha Sant and Vivian Shao.

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.