students or recent graduates from La Porte High School have earned
Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar Awards in recognition of their
exceptional achievement on AP Exams.
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academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous
college-level courses while still in high school and to earn college
credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the
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students' performance on AP Exams.
Rigsby qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning
an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of
3 or higher on five or more of these exams.
Chelette and Kellie Roop qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor
Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams
taken, and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of the exams.
students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or
more AP Exams with grades of 3 or higher. AP Scholars are Chelsea
Bethancourt, Mayuri Bhakta, Erika Cordova, Austin Crager, Gabriel
Fuentes, Hayden Hernandez, John Lawler, Nicole Lea, Steven Reiss,
Jack Swearingen and Richard Walls.
this year's award recipients at LPHS, Mayuri Bhakta and Jack
Swearingen were both juniors, having another year in which to
complete college-level work and possibly earn a higher-level AP
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