Paris ISD and Paris High School are proud to announce that 20 students, including 10 students in the 2021 graduate class, have received the AP Scholar Award in recognition of their outstanding achievement in the AP examinations.
The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program gives volunteer and academically prepared students the opportunity to pursue rigorous college courses while in high school and earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance in the AP exams.
The College Board recognizes several levels of success based on student performance in AP exams.
A student receives an AP Scholar with a Distinguished Award, which is given to students who have an average score of at least 3.5 in all AP exams, and five or more of these exams. Get scores of 3 or higher on high. That student is Michael Rogers, a 2021 graduate.
One student scored an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams for the AP Scholar Honor Award and scored 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. That student is Grace Perry, a 2021 graduate.
Twelve students completed three or more KAP exams for the AP Scholar Award and scored 3 or more. AP Scholars Lauren Avery, Parker Benson, Harrison England, Sidney Freeson, Bryce Holze, Lee Ann Lindsay, Arthur Tjerina, and Caeson Wallace are from the 2021 graduate class, and Davis Green, Adam Hartman, Theodore Hubbard, and Hannah Syed are currently in Paris High. School seniors
The college board recognized Parker Benson and Arthur Tjerina for the second time. He received the AP Scholar Award a year ago.
The College Board’s AP program gives students the opportunity to pursue rigorous college-level courses while in high school and earn a college credit or advance placement for successful performance in the AP exams. Paris High School currently offers four AP courses – AP Chemistry, AP Calculus, AP English Language and Composition, and AP English Literature and Composition.