WEST COLUMBIA, SC -- Forty-five Brookland-Cayce High School students earned scores high enough on multiple AP exams to be named AP Scholars.
The Advanced Placement (AP) Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on multiple AP exams. AP Scholars are those students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.
Five Brookland-Cayce students were named AP Scholars with Distinction, given to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more AP exams. They are Joseph Buchmaier, Ethan Del Priore, Chance Geyer, Mayra Lozano Roman and Edward “Ben” Welch.
Eight students were named AP Scholars with Honor, given 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 exams. They are Samantha Breese, Jimmy Cao, Tina Dong, Esther Lam, Sharon Mukendi, Alexis Spainhour, Brayden Waters and Isabelle Waters.
Thirty-two other Brookland-Cayce students were named AP Scholars: Claire Adkins, Carli Baker, Kimberly Cao, Carlos Castaneda, Joe Castles, Ruidong Chen, Ashton Clonts, Riley Cook, Nathan Corley, Alexis Degar Trevino, Paw Der, Brianna Enlow, Micaela Enlow, Garrett Galloway, Abigail Garrison, Kaden Hicks, Destani Hough, Reese Hungerford, Drake Jordan, Rebekah Kelly, Jacob Krissinger, Ma’Liah Maddox, Jackson Marcum, Hayley Martin, Nicole Mouhteros, Rachel O’Dell, Jacob Reed, Bryce Sizemore, Elizabeth Stephens, Madison Stutts, Allie Thornton and Kelsy White.
According to College Board officials, students who score a 3 or above on an AP exams demonstrate college-level mastery of the subject and will typically earn college credit at most colleges and universities.
These Brookland-Cayce High students learned of their AP Scholar designations earlier this school year.