Bellefontaine City Schools recently received news that 13 of their students have been recognized for their outstanding performance on Advanced Placement Exams.
Advanced Placement Tests are monitored by College Board and given to students who complete very rigorous coursework in order to prepare for these tests. These very difficult tests are scored by the national board and students receive scores of 1–5. College credit is awarded at most colleges for scores in at least the 3 or 4 range.
Alexa Haushalter (pictured top left), a 2013 Bellefontaine City School graduate, has reached one of the highest levels of success in Advanced Placement testing: National AP Scholar. This award is granted to a student who received an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken while in high school and received scores of 4 or higher on eight or more Advanced Placement exams. Alexa, a class valedictorian, is attending Stanford University this fall.
Another 2013 graduate, Katie Vetorino (pictured bottom left), also received a high recognition from Advanced Placement. She was recognized as an AP Scholar with Distinction for scoring an average of at least a 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scoring a 3 or higher on five or more AP exams. Katie, a class salutatorian, will be attending Toledo University.
Three BCS students were recognized with an AP Scholar with Honor award for scoring an average of at least a 3.25 on all exams taken and scoring 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. Receiving this honor were current junior, Ryan Dunn, and 2013 graduates Whitney Rader and Evan Snapp.
AP Scholar awards recognized students who have received a 3 or higher on at least 3 AP exams. Receiving these awards were current senior, J D Benmsan, and 2013 graduates Austin Blankemeyer, Alex Burton, Courtney Chervenak, Noelle Dunn, Brandon Gasper, Rohan Prasad, and Patrick Tarasiewicz.