AP Scholar Awards Given at Prince Edward County Public Schools

The AP Program gives recognition to students that have achieved at a high level by giving AP Scholar Awards.  These awards are an acknowledgment that a student has demonstrated outstanding college-level success through AP courses and exams.  There are multiple Award Levels that become successively more difficult to obtain.   The levels are determined by score, average score and number of AP tests completed.  In order to be considered for any type of award, a student needs to complete a minimum of three AP exams.  The first level of recognition is AP Scholar.  This award is earned by students that have completed three or more AP exams and earned a score of 3 or better on at least 3 of those exams.  The second level is AP Scholar with Honor.  This award is earned by students that obtained an average score of 3.5 or better on all AP exams taken and has completed 4 or more exams.  The third level is AP Scholar with Distinction.  Students having an average of 3.5 or better on all AP exams taken and having scores of 3 or better on five or more AP exams can obtain this recognition.  Three Prince Edward County Highs School students earned recognition based on work completed during the 2019-2020 school year. Joseph B. Edwards reached the AP Scholar with Honor level of recognition and has completed 4 AP exams. Mr. Edwards will be a senior at the start of the 2020-2021 school year. Tiba H. Hamza and Abagail G. Swanson both attained the AP Scholar with Distinction level of recognition. Ms. Swanson completed 5 AP exams and Ms. Hamza completed 6. Both graduated from Prince Edward County High School in the spring of 2020.

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