Fifty-Two Students Named Advanced Placement Scholars
Michelle H. Daino
Jacqueline Muratore, Assistant Directress for Faculty, Curriculum, and Planning at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, announced on Friday, September 22, that the College Board has recognized 52 students as Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars.
“The College Board offers a number of Advanced Placement courses and exams for students, allowing them to engage in college level work and the possibility of earning college credit or course placement,” she said. “In May of 2023, Mount Saint Mary Academy administered 303 AP exams in 22 subjects to 130 students. Of the 2023 AP Exam administrations, over 85% of Mount Saint Mary Academy students achieved a score of 3 or higher (scores are out of 5).”
The following students were named AP Scholars. To qualify as an AP Scholar, a student must receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.
The following students earned the title of AP Scholar with Honor. These students received an average score of at least 3.25 on all of their AP Exams, with scores of 3 or higher on 4 or more of the exams.
The following students of the Class of 2024 earned an average score of 3.5 on all of their AP Exams and scores of 3 or higher on 5 or more of the exams. The following students are recognized as AP Scholars with Distinction.
Lillian Del Rossi
“Additionally, 28 graduates from the Class of 2023 earned recognition as AP Scholars, AP Scholars with Honors,” stated Mrs. Muratore. “Although they are not present with us today, we congratulate them for this honor and hope they are thriving and having wonderful experiences in college.”
“Congratulations not only to our AP Scholars but also to our AP teachers,” she said as she invited each of them to stand to be applauded by the school community. “Each year, our teachers dedicate themselves to provide students with the best education in their AP courses and preparation for the AP exams.”