Mission high school students earn AP Scholar Awards

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A total of ten students at Mission High School (MHS) have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP (Advanced Placement) exams.

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP exams.

Three students earned the AP Scholar with Honor Award by receiving an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of the exams. The three students are: current seniors Jin Gao and Katherine McKenna; and Violeta Rivera from the Class of 2015.

Seven students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with grades of 3 or higher. The AP Scholar in the current senior class is Eric De Leon. The AP Scholars from the Class of 2015 are: Xavier Alonzo, Jose Calderon, Edelmiro Garcia, Luis Gonzalez, Eri Longoria, Jasmin Vega.

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