Lufkin High School AP Scholars
Lufkin, TX -- Sixty-three Lufkin ISD students have been named AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college level Advanced Placement test. The Advanced Placement (AP) is a college-level curriculum program that allows high school students across the nation the opportunity to receive placement and college course credit based on a high score of the examination. The honor is given to students who receive a score of 3 or higher on the AP test and have taken at least three exams. The curriculum for the AP course is derived from a panel of experts for the College Board.
Lufkin High School currently offers 19 different AP courses. Among the 63 who were named AP Scholars, three Lufkin ISD students were recognized as National AP Scholars, an honor given to students in the United States who received an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.
Lynn Torres, Deputy Superintendent of Teaching and Learning said, “Lufkin students do exceptionally well on the AP exams and receive many college credit hours and recognitions as a result of their success. Our teachers are well trained and maintain the rigorous standards required by the College Board.”
Mark Smith, LHS Principal said, “I am extremely proud of our students and their performance on AP exams. Being named an AP scholar by scoring a 3, 4, or 5 on 3 or more exams is an honor for these students and for our school. These results speak to the rigor and the depth of our curriculum. I am proud of the focus, dedication, and hard work, not only by our students, but also by our teachers.”
Below is a list of the students and their accomplishments:
Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams.
Jacob Carr, Ashlyn Coleman, Samuel Conlin, Ian Cox, Joshua Davis, Richard Galan, Sabrina Guerrero, Caleb Guzman, Brad Henderson, Brian Humphreys Jr, Sydney Latham, Matthew Lishwski, Maria Lopez, Michael Lynn, Zayra Madera, Jeffrey Martin, Donn Molina, Kristen Neal, Mikaela Neal, Long Nguyen, Marie Nickle, Fharid Reyes, Jacob Rose, Vanessa Saucedo, Ory Schultheis, Trevor Self, Laqwitha Thomas, Peyton Thompson, Thomas Tomasko, Mary Vann, Katherine Vanness, Jackson Vier, Noah Vier, Jose Villanueva
AP Scholar with Honor
Granted to students who receive 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.
Corinne Caraway, Rachel Inselmann, Will Kirby, Katie Leach, Parth Patel, Jose Polanco, Nathan Powell, Thomas Powell, Joshua Rudis, Matt Smithhart, Joshua Streety, Brittany Tiemann, Jacob Williams
AP Scholar with Distinction
Granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
Courtney Aten, Cody Carter, William Chance, Edgar Escobedo, Hector Fraire, Katherine Gray, Sahiti Karnati, Osvaldo Lopez, Kimlang Ly, Mahnoor Nazeer, Juan Ortiz, Paul Spore, Madison Stephens, Amber Thurman, Jordan Verner, Sarah Youssef
National AP Scholar
Granted to students in the United States 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 these exams.
Courtney Aten, Cody Carter, William Chance
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