District boasts AP Scholars

District boasts AP Scholars
Posted on 09/12/2013

Six current Waco High students among those honored

Sixteen Waco ISD students have earned the Advanced Placement Scholar designation following AP testing in May. The AP Program, created by The College Board, offers several AP Scholar awards to recognize high school students who have demonstrated college-level achievement through AP courses and exams.

Colleges and universities grant placement and course credit to students who obtain high scores on AP examinations. The students who were recognized by The College Board took the AP examinations as sophomores, juniors or seniors in the spring of 2013. Waco High School offers AP courses and exams for English Language Composition, English Literature Composition, Human Geography, Economics, U.S. Government, U.S. History, World History, Calculus, Statistics, Biology, Spanish and German.

Six of the honorees are currently attending Waco High School: Victoria LaBarre (junior), Teresa Sanchez (senior), Elizabeth Martinez (senior) and Patrick Grant (senior) have been named Advanced Placement Scholars; Matthew Johnson (senior) and Marshall Tekell (senior) have been named AP Scholars with Distinction.

Ten of the students who earned the Advanced Placement recognition graduated in June: Rolando Rodriguez (A.J. Moore Academies at University High), Briauna Barrera (Waco High), Andrew Brenner (Waco High), Reed Cooper (Waco High), Amy Daughters (Waco High), Maya Davis (Waco High), Corey Roberts (Waco High), and Nathan Wells (Waco High) were named AP Scholars; Matthew Reynolds (Waco High) was named an AP Scholar with Honor; and Austin Gorham (Waco High) was named an AP Scholar with Distinction.

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