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33 Students Named Advanced Placement Scholars

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Thirty-three Bethel Park High School students were named Advanced Placement Scholars by the College Board, in recognition of those students who have demonstrated college level achievement through Advanced Placement Courses and Exams.

     
Students who take AP Exams can earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the AP Exams.  Approximately 22 percent of the 2.6 million high school students world-wide who took AP Exams in 2018 performed at a sufficiently high level to earn an AP Scholar Award.
      
Two students were named National AP Scholars for receiving an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, with scores of 4 or higher on eight or more exams.  They are 2018 graduates Evan Aronhalt (attending Case Western Reserve University) and Noah Gearhart (attending Penn State University).
      
Thirteen students were named AP Scholars with Distinction for receiving an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, with scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.  Bethel Park’s AP Scholars with Distinction are 2018 graduates Todd Ackerman (University of Pittsburgh), Natalia Antkowiak (Hofstra University), Kayla Armstrong (Penn State University), Evan Aronhalt (Case Western Reserve University), Emily Clarvit (Allegheny College), Jacob Cunningham (Penn State University), Noah Gearhart (Penn State University), Madison Newman (Purdue University), Brianna Shannon (Purdue University), Greydon Tomkowitz (Penn State University), John Veltum (Virginia Tech) and seniors William Martin-Farmer and Cameron Sillman.
      
Eight students were named AP Scholars with Honor for receiving an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, with scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.  They are 2018 graduates Max McKitrick (University of Maryland), Jacob Opie (Allegheny College), Haley Radcliffe (Duquesne University), Connor Robinette (University of Pittsburgh), Jessica Scarlett (Dickinson College), seniors Jerry Varghese and Anton Yanovich, and junior Hannah Gold.
      
Fourteen students were named AP Scholars for receiving scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams.  They are 2018 graduates Andrew Davis (Penn State University), Grace Evans (Alfred University), Elizabeth Hartnett (Fordham University), Garrett Hoffman (Duquesne University), Veronica Johns (Seton Hill University), Sarah Lange (Lumerit), Justin Lesnak (University of Pittsburgh), Blake Melchert (Washington and Jefferson College), William Miller (Duquesne University), Erin Sullivan (Penn State University), Eric Wenger (Penn State University), Joseph Wright (University of Pittsburgh) and seniors Regan Gray and Jillian Sullivan.
      
Bethel Park High School currently offers 19 Advanced Placement courses.