AGBU MANOOGIAN-DEMIRDJIAN SCHOOL
ANTRANIG VASOYAN NAMED
AP NATIONAL SCHOLAR
The College Board has just released the list of students recognized as Scholars for their outstanding achievements in AP Exams 2008. Thirty-eight (38) AGBU MDS Scholars have qualified for various awards established by the College Board in recognition of their outstanding achievement in the AP Program.
Antranig Vasoyan, AGBU MDS Class of ’08, has qualified for the top honors of National AP Scholar Award, having earned a grade of 4 or higher on a five-point scale on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 4 or higher on eight (8) or more of these exams.
The following high school students have 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 (5) or more of these exams. They are: Roy Akarakian, Lara Altunian, Vicken Atchabahian, Anita Barooni, Talin Gharibian, Lucy Hallajian, Talar Kavafyan, Sureya Melkonian, Diana Oganesyan, Masis Parunyan, Arman Shirinian and Philip Yeranosian.
Having achieved an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on at least four (4) or more AP Exams, the following students have qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award. They are: Arthur Avsharian, Christine Haroutounian, Jacqueline Kademian, Anna Melkonyan, Natalie Nahabet, Melissa Saracyan, Collette Torunyan, Shawnt Tosonian and Aleen Yerevanian.
Finally, sixteen (16) AGBU MDS Scholars qualified for the AP Scholar Award by passing three (3) or more AP Exams with grades of 3 or higher. They are: Lara Armani, Andrew Arpagian, Liana Atallah, Setrag Avakian, Gabriel Duhancioglu, Taline Gettas, Maro Iskenderian, Colina Jehdian, Yorghos Kageorgis, Belinda Kesisoglu, Natalie Keusseyan, Micheal Khesvadjian, Ila Markarian, Serli Polatoglu and Caroline Zetjian.
Congratulations to all 38 award recipients. It is worth noting that many of them are freshmen, sophomores and juniors who still have opportunity to enroll in additional AP courses offered at AGBU MDS and qualify for more AP Awards during the coming year(s).
The AP Program at AGBU MDS has been in existence since 1992. A cadre of experienced teachers provides instruction in nine college level classes taught in high school. During the 2008-2009 academic year 145 students representing 59% of all high school students attending AGBU MDS are enrolled in up to three AP classes.