Ninety-five students from Westerville City Schools have been named AP scholars by the national College Board in recognition of exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement program exams.

Ninety-five students from Westerville City Schools have been named AP scholars by the national College Board in recognition of exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement program exams.

Twenty-three students qualified for AP Scholar with Distinction awards by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on all exams taken and grades of three or higher on five or more of these exams.

This year's AP Scholars with Distinction from Westerville Central are: Clark Butler, Michael Coleman, Gillian Gualtieri, Benjamin Hoover, Isaac Kim and Erin Radigan. Those from Westerville North are: Katrina Baumann, Stephen Collins, Allison Devito, James Isaacs, Max Kortlander, Michelle Krelko, Allyson Longardner, Bethany Matis, Archana Narain, Pallavi Narain, Laura Prince, Bethany Semones, Kenneth Skudder, Jennifer Sulcebarger and Sarah Vosler. Those from Westerville South are: Mark

Thomson and Amber Torelli.

Twenty-one students qualified for AP Scholar with Honor awards by earning an average grade of at least a 3.25 on all AP exams and grades of three or higher on four or more of these exams.

This year's AP Scholars with Honor from Central are: Mark Fellows, Sunny Kim, Elizabeth Lane, James Lau, John Tucker and Johnny Wu. Those from North are: Kelsey Bridges, Zachary Burg, Courtney Chicoine, Hannah Hafner, Andrea Machemehl, Aaron Ressa, Nicholas Ruegsegger, Colin Stets, Abby Thompson, Katherine Touzinsky and Sarah Wilcox. Those from South are: Bethany Ellison, Kelsey Givens, Edna Lebbie and Molly Mackin.

Fifty-one students qualified for AP Scholar awards by completing three or more AP exams, with grades of three or higher. AP Scholars from Central are: Jeffrey Bennett, Jenna Bittner, Brandon Edwards, Gabriel Firestone, Shaun Fitzpatrick, Sarah Grainger, Laura Hughes, Matthew Johns, Laurie Jordan, Nicole Karch, Lindsey Korfel, Melinda Murray, Erin Nealon, Channing Pepper, Beth Roseman, Cassandra Skinner, Hillary Staab, Claire Tyack and Alexander Winton. AP Scholars from North are: Ryan Baum, Kevin Blakely, Rebecca Bradley, Maura Campbell-Balkit, Gabriella Cortijo, Shelby Fullen, Brian Garner, Ricardo Granados Lambea, Adam Haas, Nicholas Heppner, Brent Justice, Merete Kenworthy, Danielle King, Nicholas Kosanovich, Erin McKenna, Anna Pakizer, Amberly Rogers, Christopher Rudderow, Stephen Savage, Ethan Shoemaker, David Tucker and Abigail Wilms. AP Scholars from South are: Victoria Adegboye, Erica Bailey, Kayleigh Bott, Brian Calland, Matthew Francescon, Hannah Hawkinberry, Jacob Hoffer, Kevin Hopper, Leah Moore and Alexis Sweet.

AP programs offer students the opportunity to take college-level courses while still in high school and to receive college credit, advanced placement or both for successfully completing the AP exams.

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