Twenty-Three Dunham Students Nationally Recognized As Advanced Placement Scholars

Twenty-Three Dunham Students Nationally Recognized As Advanced Placement Scholars

September 22, 2020

Twenty-three Dunham students have been nationally recognized as 2020 Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars by the College Board based on their outstanding performances on Advanced Placement (AP) exams taken in May.

Recent 2020 graduate Ciara Venable was named as a National AP Scholar. This designation is awarded to students who average a minimum score of 4 (on a 5 point scale) in all AP exams they take and score 4 or higher in at least 8 of these exams. Venable was also named a 2020 National Merit Scholar.

Congratulations to the 10 current Dunham students who received academic distinctions for their AP achievements: AP Scholar With DistinctionReagan Courville '21, Rhett Greer '21, Charles Roemer '21, and Raveena Vij '21; AP Scholar—Sydney Boudreaux '22, Joshua Harris '22, Camden Holmes '21, Sophie Rollins '21, Campbell Smith '21, and Devyani Vij '22.

Thirteen graduates from the Dunham Class of 2020 were also recognized on three different levels for their AP achievements: AP Scholar with Distinction—Caroline Bardwell (Auburn University), Caden Eagleton (LSU), Catherine Enos (LSU),  Thomas "Tré" Landaiche (LSU), Willie Leggett, (Baylor University), Emma Spencer (LSU Honors College), and Ciara Venable (University of Southern Mississippi); AP Scholar with Honor—Davis Covington (University of South Alabama), Ashley McCarthy (TCU), and Victoria Saffell (SCAD); AP Scholar—Kyla Johnson (United States Military Academy), Maya Jones (Southern University), and Jet McDuffie (Tulane University).

"Our students' strong performance on these AP exams reflects the quality of our teaching and the growth of our AP program," says Upper School Director Amanda McIlwain. "These scores send a strong signal to college admissions officers that our students are well prepared for success in their undergraduate programs."


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