Three Benet students from Lemont received honors for their scores on Advanced Placement tests last spring.
Friday, November 4, 2011
Four students at Benet Academy from Lemont have earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards based on their AP test scores from last spring. The scores are graded out of 5. Chris Zakhem qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award, earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and grades of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. Brian Borosky and Bethany Hoster were recognized as AP Scholars by completing three or more AP exams with scores of 3 or higher. Only 18 percent of the more than 1.8 million high school students worldwide who took AP exams through May 2011 performed at a sufficiently high level to merit these recognitions, according to a Benet release.
The College Board honored 31 Lemont students for their outstanding achievement on college-level Advanced Placement exams in May.
A record-setting 31 Lemont High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their outstanding achievement on Advanced Placement exams in May 2010. The mark surpasses the school's previous record of 24 honorees in 2007. Through the Advanced Placement Program, students are able to take college-level courses while still in high school. Depending on their performance on AP exams, they can earn college credit, advanced placement at the college level — or both. Lemont High School had 196 students take at least one AP exam in May — the most in school history. Sandra Doebert, superintendent of Lemont High School District 210, said she was pleased to see so many students recognized. "It's very rewarding," she said. "We're always…