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Germantown Academy Students Earn Distinction as AP Scholars

Germantown Academy students once again stood out from the crowd in the College Board Advanced Placement Program in 2017-18. In total, three students were named National AP Scholar, 21 students were named AP Scholar with Distinction, 18 students were named AP Scholar with Honor, and 35 students were named AP Scholars.

The title of National AP Scholar is only given to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams. GA National AP Scholars, with an average score of 4.8, include:

  • Tyler Dolan '18 (Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College)
  • David Li '18 (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Isaac Wilkins '18 (Williams College)

A whopping 18 students were acknowledged as AP Scholar with Distinction, which is given to a student who receives 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. GA AP Scholars with Distinction, with an average score of 4.29, include:

  • Anjalee Bhuyan '18 (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Evvan Erb '18 (University of Maryland, College Park)
  • Jin Han '18 (Tufts University)
  • Miles Hanamirian '18 (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Anna Hennessy '18 (Vassar College)
  • Sophie Kallenbach '18 (Tufts University)
  • Caroline Kessell '18 (Vanderbilt University)
  • Max Korman '18 (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Andrew Luo '18 (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Nicole Marion '18 (Georgetown University)
  • Kelsey O'Hara '18 (College of the Holy Cross)
  • Andrew Piszek '18 (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
  • Madison Press '18 (University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Commonwealth Honors College)
  • Matthew Rojas '18 (Boston College)
  • Hannah Santos '18 (Stanford University
  • Shreya Shah '18 (Temple University)
  • Rachael Villari '18 (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Kristine Wang '19

In total, 18 students were named an AP Scholar with Honor, which is granted to students who receive 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. GA AP Scholars with Honor, with an average score of 4.32, include:

  • Jason Chee '19
  • Joseph D'Ambrosio '18 (Wesleyan University)
  • Joshua Eskin '18 (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Andrew Feng '19
  • David Ghalili '19
  • Alexander Gu '19
  • Kevin Hou '19
  • Sean Keenan '19
  • Kevin Lamb '19
  • Andrew Miao '18 (Boston University)
  • Caroline Osman '18 (Colgate University)
  • Priya Padhye '19
  • Vincent Paik '18 (University of Pennsylvania)
  • Fisher Rhodes '18 (University of Michigan)
  • Grace Rittenhouse '18 (The George Washington University)
  • Andrew Sandifer '18 (Boston College)
  • Prithvi Venkatawswamy '19
  • James Werther '19

Thirty-five GA students earned the distinction of AP Scholars by achieving College Board qualifying scores of 3 or higher. Among these 35 AP Scholars, 14 are recent graduates from of the Class of 2018, 10 % of the senior class. GA AP Scholars, with an average score of 3.98, include:

  • Pooja Anand '19
  • Ryan Booth '18 (Purdue University)
  • Ethan Cody '19
  • Abigail Comrie '18 (Ursinus College)
  • Madeline Cooper '18 (Elon University)
  • Brynne DiDonato '19
  • Daryl Dohner '19
  • Priya Dudhat '19
  • Naomi Friedman '19
  • Satyam Ghodasara '19
  • Grant Giampalmi '19
  • Aman Gill '19
  • Grayson Gross '19
  • Margaret Horvat '19
  • Paul Knysh '18 (University of Washington)
  • Stefan Kusmirek '18 (Drexel University)
  • Sarah Lindgren '18 (Bucknell University)
  • Isabelle McFadden '18 (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Owen McKenna '19
  • Asya-Shane Milton '18 (Rochester Institute of Technology)
  • David Nadwodny '18 (University of Richmond)
  • Aneesh Nair '19
  • Eric Nawrocki '19
  • Madison O'Hara '19
  • Annelise Peterson '18 (Saint Joseph University)
  • Edmundo Pribitkin '18 (Loyola University Maryland)
  • Charlotte Rapp '19
  • Daniel Ritz '19
  • Jacob Schell '18 (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Sarah Steffens '18 (Lehigh University)
  • Zoe Torrey '19
  • Derek Walkush '19
  • Yidi Wang '19
  • Nathan Wong '18 (Franklin & Marshall College)
  • Tiffany Zhong '20

In total, 31% of the Class of 2018 and 22% of the Class of 2019 were recognized by the AP Program for their exam results during the 2017-18 academic year.