AP Scholars At Kearney Earn College Board Recognition
Twenty-seven students at Bishop Kearney High School earned the distinction of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college level Advanced Placement Program Exams. They were among the 18 percent of the more than 1.4 million high school students in more than 16,000 secondary schools worldwide who took AP exams in May 2008, after completing challenging college level courses at their high schools. The College Board recognized several levels of achievement based on a student's performance on the AP exams.
At Kearney, Lauren Black, Christina Kennedy, Sarah Mason, Elizabeth Monohan and Amanda Valentin qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and grades of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
Nine students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning 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. These girls included: Jessica Buono, Dana Burton, Brianne Carrol, Katherine Griffin, Jennifer Kotsikonas, Barbara Lippman, Jenny Maresca, Tara Mullen and Evelyn Swiderski.
Thirteen students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with a grade of 3 or higher. These winners included: Laurie Aclub, Kerri Byam, Christina Cianflone, Elissa Connors, Justine Davies, Elizabeth Fiorella, Kristy Khoury, Kristin Martinez, Helen Mullen, Claire Nolan, Penny Planzos, Gabriela Prisciandaro and Stephanie Stucchio.