WEST COLUMBIA, SC -- Nineteen Airport 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.
Three Airport 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 Rose Branton, Ayla Edmiston and Kayla Thomas.
Three Airport 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 Jared Clyburn, Katelyn Davis and Liana Wiley.
Thirteen other Airport students were named AP Scholars: Aubrey Best, Sydney Coleman, Lucero Contreras, Hannah Foster, Garrett Hester, Tobias Holloway, Katie Kyzer, Austin Lucas, Brycen Redmon, Jordan Shetrone, William Simms, Sydney Tronco and Parker Whittle.
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.
The Lexington Two students learned of their AP Scholar designations earlier this school year.