October 9, 2007 > Advanced Placement Scholars at Notre Dame High School
Advanced Placement Scholars at Notre Dame High School
Submitted By Peggy Brady
(BELMONT, CA-September 29, 2007) Ariana Afshar, Amanda Alcantara, Anne Chiramberro, Catherine Coleman, Laura Cowell, Rose Friedland, Katrina Moberg, Megan Pencek, Samantha Smiley, and Emily Wyatt qualified for the Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on all Advanced Placement Examinations taken and grades of 3 or higher in five or more of these examinations.
Adrianna Echandi (Union City), Roxanna Farshchi, Carolyn Gaines, Abigail Gluck, Kelsey Hayes, Michelle Hernandez, Yasmine Kalami, Jennifer Slotnick, and Holly Willis qualified for the Advanced Placement Scholar Award by earning an average grade of 3.25on all Advanced Placement Examinations taken and grades of 3 or higher in five or more of these examinations.
Giselle Alvarez, Elizabeth Avakoff, Paulina Chognard, Megan Claire, Rachael Dickson, Neena Goswamy, Natalie Hackworth, Elyssa Hawkins, Amanda Howard, Miki Koga, Ashley La Torre, Abbie Lieberman, Samantha Prasad, Alessandra Ram, Samantha Rollandi, Rebecca Shields, Miranda Sulley, Elizabeth Vilchez, and Marianne Vivien qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing 3 or more Advanced Placement Examinations with grades of 3 or higher.
The College Board's Advanced Placement Program offers students the opportunity to take challenging college level courses while still in high school. About 18 percent of more than 1.4 million high school students in more than 16,000 secondary schools worldwide who took the Advanced Placement Examinations performed at a sufficiently high level to merit the recognition of AP Scholar.