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College Board Grants 30 AP Scholar Awards to Scheck Hillel

College Board Grants 30 AP Scholar Awards to Scheck Hillel Students

The College Board has granted AP Scholar Awards to thirty (30) Scheck Hillel Community School students in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the 2017 AP Exams.
 
The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP) provides 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 AP Exams.
 
The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP Exams.
 
 
Thirteen (13) Scheck Hillel students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. These students are Keith Bonwitt (Class of 2018), Hannah Fiske (Class of 2018), Nathalie Fuhrman (Class of 2018), Gabriela Gelman (Class of 2018), Benjamin Givner (Class of 2018), Roy Glazer (Class of 2018), Max Peicher (Class of 2018), Danielle Scheck* (University of Michigan), Lily Schmutter (Class of 2018), Simi Serfati (Class of 2018), Sarah Waxman* (New York University), Abigail Winograd* (University of Georgia) and Jordana Zackon* (Washington University in St. Louis).
 
Six (6) students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. These students include Vivianne Assor (Class of 2018), Monique Bentata (Class of 2018), Leehie Bortman* (Florida International University), Joshua Diener* (Tulane University), Vanessa Gonik (Class of 2018) and Jonathan Lanes (Class of 2018).    
 
Eleven (11) students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with scores of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are Osher Abuhav* (University of Miami), Esther Benasayag (Class of 2019), Joseph Bensabat (Class of 2019), Alexa Cohen (Class of 2019), Moises Doron* (Boston College), Alexandra Fincheltub (Class of 2018), Ariel Grobman (Class of 2019), Rochelle Lieberman* (University of Florida), Oscar Rimeris* (Northeastern University), Galia Shapiro (Class of 2018) and Albert Wolak (Class of 2019).
 
Scheck Hillel offers 17 AP courses, providing students the opportunity to earn college credit or advanced placement and stand out in the college admission process. Each exam is developed by a committee of college and university faculty and AP teachers, ensuring they are aligned with the same high standards expected by college faculty at some of the nation’s leading universities. More than 3,600 colleges and universities annually receive AP scores. Research consistently shows that AP students who score a 3 or higher on AP Exams typically experience greater academic success in college and have higher college graduation rates than students who do not participate in AP.
 
*Scheck Hillel Class of 2017
About Scheck Hillel Community School
From early childhood through Grade 12, Scheck Hillel Community School educates and inspires students to become exemplary global citizens with enduring Jewish identity and values through an individualized college preparatory curriculum and meaningful co-curricular experiences highlighted by STEM, Capstone Seminar, college dual enrollment, arts, athletics and service learning. Its 14 acres include a 115,000-sq.-ft athletic complex with additional expansion plans. Scheck Hillel is one of the world's largest Jewish community day schools and a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
 
About the College Board
The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students prepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success - including the SAT and the Advanced Placement Program. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators and schools.
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