A total of 146 current students and 2012 graduates of Hall High School have earned the designation of AP Scholars by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams. About 20 percent of the nearly 2.1 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to merit the recognition of AP Scholar.
Students took AP Exams in May 2012 after completing challenging college-level courses at their high schools. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on a student’s performance on AP exams.
Eleven (11) students qualified for the National AP Scholar Award by earning an average score of at least 4 or higher on a five-point scale on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams. They are 2012 graduates David Chiu, Annabelle Davey, Jesse De Paoli, Arvind Narayanan, Julie Orenstein, Joel Pally, Delaney Patterson, Alexander Putterman, Rebecca Stambler and Sam Zeng. Additionally, a current Hall student: Leo Tinone.
Sixty-four (64) students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. They are 2012 graduates Reid Bassette, Zachary Bauman, Noah Boden, Caroline Bye, William Chan, David Chiu, Aidan Coll, Regan Considine, Allyson Covello, Joe Curry-Stodder, Annabelle Davey, Jesse De Paoli, William Dickson, Eric Ebner, Sarah Fuller, Samuel Garfinkel, Noah Goldman, Cassidy Grinsell, Caroline Karanian, Nigel Kidder-Wolff, Dora Kohnke, Selah Kwak, Brian Levine, Samuel Maidman, Jesse Maltz, Mallory Matson, Paul Molinaro, Roopesh Motiram, Arvind Narayanan, Julie Orenstein, Joel Pally, Delaney Patterson, Samara Perlman, Michael Porth, Alexander Putterman, Brett Ranieri, Joshua Reiss, Jennifer Ros, Abigail Schneider, Bradley Schwartz, Eli Shakun, Perri Silverhart, Rebecca Stambler, Sarah Torosyan, Suzanne Trammel, Emily Vasington, Annasha Vyas, Daniel Weinreb, Abhishek Yadav, Sam Zeng and Yao Zhao. Additionally, the following current Hall students: Celeste Cyriac, David Dobrynin, Clare Hern, John Holland, Stephanie Hua, Ashwini Joshi, Joy Kachko, David Katz, Kiernan Majerus-Collins, Margaret Rowe, Kendall Teare, Leo Tinone and Jane Yu.
Nineteen (19) students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. They are 2012 graduates Rachel Brody, Eileen Cartter, Victoria Croog, Julia Einhorn, Richard Goldfeld, Joshua Greenfield, Lisa Harris, Andrew Hoopes, Melissa Keeley, Rianna Lloyd and Victoria Mintzer. Additionally, the following current Hall students: Molly Borden, Micheal Carducci, Gavriel Cohn, Anne Coursey, Mohammed Malik, Miranda Nowell, Lily Peng and Sara Schulwolf.
Fifty-two (52) students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by earning a score of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams. They are 2012 graduates Zachary Becker, Beverly Bodinson, Claire Boers, Matthew Briganti, Lucas Bruns, Shannon Buckley, Grace Conley, Morgan Considine, Natasha Esponda, Matthew Fabricant, Rachel Fischman, Elizabeth Freda, Jeffrey George, Liana Gerstein, Liza Henowitz, Eileen Li, Stephanie Lowe, Samantha Mengual, Katherine Minnes, Mark Nakib, Rebecca Newman, Kristian Pretashi, Kaitlin Rice, Ian Rothenberg, Rebecca Schwartz, Zachary Silver, Sarah Rose Slate, Madeline Stocker, Kim Vo and Janabeth Ward. Additionally, the following current Hall students: Emily Apter, Ashley Arthur, Kaitlin Beach, Molly Behan, Amalia Cote, Shira Feldman, Julie Kelman, Isabel Kornman, Shushrusha Lamsal, Marisa Mitrano, Isabel Nip, Ruth Onyirimba, Michael Patterson, Maria Pleshkevich, Ethan Prihar, Justin Salm, Shelby Saunders, Nikaya Smith, Gabriela Smith-Rosario, Alexandra Torchigina, Ming-Cee Yee and Chengchen Zhang.
Through 34 different college-level courses and exams, AP provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to earn college credit or advanced placement and stand out in the college admission process.
Submitted by Hall High School