116 DCPS students earn AP Scholar honors

August 22, 2019 | 3:21 pm

Updated August 22, 2019 | 3:21 pm

The Daviess County Public Schools district is proud to announce that 116 students have been recognized by the College Board for their exceptional achievements on the college-level AP Exams. Students take AP Exams in May after completing challenging college-level courses at their high schools. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement, based on the number of courses and exams.

Most of the nation’s four-year colleges and universities award credit, advanced placement, or both based on successful performances on the AP Exams. More than 1,400 institutions award a full year’s credit to students presenting a sufficient number of qualifying grades.

High school administrative and instruction teams have worked diligently to encourage more students to participate in Advanced Placement courses. The DCPS district has seen tremendous growth in enrollment in AP classes over the past few years.

Three students have earned recognition as National AP Scholars, an elite honor awarded 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.

Those students are Trevor Payne, a 2019 graduate of Apollo High School; and Alec Phelps and Gabija Ziemyte, 2019 graduates of Daviess County High School.

The prestigious Scholar with Distinction Award was earned by 35 DCPS students. This award is given to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on five or more of those exams.

Honorees representing Apollo High School are 2019 graduates Gracelyn Bush, Christopher Cox, Adam Dehart, Katherine Isbell, Brooklyn Knight, Trevor Payne, Nathan Roberts, Talon Safreed and Caroline Shutt; and current seniors Ryan Gatton and Daniel Mays. Representing Daviess County High School are 2019 graduates Lainey Armistead, Allison Boarman, Jordan Carr, Lucas Georges, Manon Georges, Maya Givens, Martha Martell, Garrett Mayfield, Benjamin Peters, Alec Phelps, Sydney Speed, Ivy Stites, Porter Watkins, Reagan Watkins, Gabija Ziemyte and Lucas Zoglmann; and current seniors Ryan Beckwith, Ethan Easterday, Andrew Ellis, Simon Hansom, Hunter Nelson, Noah Owen, Mason Thompson and Christian Vincent.

AP Scholar with Honor Awards were presented to 16 Apollo and Daviess County High School students, who earned an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.

Apollo High School honorees are 2019 graduates Hannah Bradshaw and John Zuberer. DCHS students earning this designation are graduates Eli Daugherty, Owen Krahwinkel, Tyler Ladnier, Devin Melton, Logan Mills, Keya Patel, Abbey Pike and Blake Siddons; current seniors Carter Bean, Lillian Davis, Isaiah Montgomery, David Stevens and Houston Watson; and current junior Ethan Kelly.

Sixty-five DCPS students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Examinations, with grades of 3 or higher.

This honor was earned by AHS graduates Dalton Barnett, Haley Bond, Jackson Fuller, Lindsey Hargitt, Marcus Hayden, Jacob Jones, Samantha Klee, William Leigh, Isaac Malott, Bobby Nguyen, Kyle Satterfield, Ben Schartung, James Scrivner, Josiah Shelton, Noah Stewart, Andrew Van Meter and Emily Yewell; current seniors Macy Dame, Valerie Gillim and Lea Rhinerson; and junior Jackson Lindsey. DCHS students qualifying for the AP Scholar Award are Class of 2019 graduates Katherine Alward, Charlotte Brown, McKenzi Clark, Anthony Collett, Cameron Duvall, Branson Edge, Bryan Ford, Michael Haynes, Sally Lott, Erin Martin, Lindsey McLellan, Sarah Pfeil, Lily Scott, Olivia Sheldon, Emma Smith and Gabriella Winstead; current seniors Abby Broughton, Meredith Campbell, Chase Chatmon, Jacob Crabtree, Alex Filbeck, Regan Haight, Natalie Holland, William Holland, Ellie Howard, Gloria Lwin, Mason Miller, Camille Moore, Ashton Payne, Holly Payne, Jay Powers, Lucas Ruckdeschel and Trent Woolard; current juniors Alexander Adams, Camden Clark, Calvin Higdon, Garrett Howard, Daniel Martin, Leigha Mattingly, Jonathan Nalley, Benjamin Robinson, William Strehl, Mackenzie Sweatt and Emmylou Tidwell.

August 22, 2019 | 3:21 pm

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