Ramona Convent Recognizes 27 Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars

Published : Friday, November 17, 2017 | 12:14 PM

The Ramona Convent Secondary School community is proud to recognize the hard work and determination of its current Advanced Placement (AP) students and recent graduates who have been inducted into the annual AP Hall of Fame. The AP Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through AP courses and exams with the AP Scholar Awards.

Join them in celebrating the academic achievements of these exceptional young women!

The AP Scholar with Distinction is granted 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 of more of these exams. From the class of 2017, Elisa Herrera was honored and is currently attending the University of Southern California. Current senior Marie Gatchalian has also been recognized an AP Scholar with Distinction.

AP Scholar with Honor is granted 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 of more of these exams. From the class of 2017, Reanna Salvador was honored and is currently attending the University of Rochester. Current seniors Tiffany Hirokawa and Sophia Reyes have also been recognized as AP Scholars with Honor.

AP Scholar recognition is granted by the College Board to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams. Sixteen members of the class of 2017 have been recognized: Dora Bezonsky (University of San Francisco), Maya Bolander (Xavier University – Ohio), Linxi Cai (University of Southern California), Krystal Chau (University of San Francisco), Angela Domingo (UC Irvine), Madeline Garcia (UC Santa Cruz), Alexa Gomez (University of San Francisco), MariaElena Gutierrez (CSU Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo), Tiffany Guzman (University of San Francisco), Dora Lu (UCLA), Jiayi Nie (University of Washington), Carmen Perez (Marist College), Samantha Rivera (CSU Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo), April Robles (University of Southern California), Nicole Vargas (Whittier College), and Jitong Zhang (New York University).

Members of the class of 2018 have also received recognition: Samantha Alarcon, Ashley Garcia, Gabriella Natividad, Subashni Rajiv, Leiyanne Roldan, and Daniela Salatino.

Inquiry guides our philosophy of learning. Ramona offers a rigorous and personalized college-prep program with a wide array of AP, Honors, Arts, and (STEM) Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and elective courses.

Ramona is a welcoming Catholic college-prep high school for girls in grades 9-12. Ramona graduates face the future with an extraordinary education, a global vision fueled by Catholic values, an independent spirit, confident leadership skills, the support of their Ramona sisters, and the strength of a legacy of more than 128 years of excellence.

Ramona Convent Secondary School, 1701 W. Ramona Rd, Alhambra, CA 91803, (626) 282-4151 or visit www.ramonaconvent.org.

 

 

 

 

 

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