EDISON — Susan Swenson, director of College Counseling at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, announced the names of this year’s AP Scholars at Morning Meeting on Oct. 11. There were three different areas of distinction and the school was represented in all of the categories.
Class of 2011 graduates Saheela Ibraheem of Piscataway and Patrick Liu of Edison earned the status of National AP Scholar, granted to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.
Ibraheem, Liu and fellow class of 2011 graduates Jian Bland of Edison, Manan Patel of Edison, Adina Pearlman of East Brunswick, Shiwoo Yu of Plainfield and Pam Yulo of Piscaaway received AP Scholar with Distinction, which is granted to students who receive 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.
Four students earned AP Scholar with Honor, which is granted to students who receive 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. Current seniors Aneesa Sonawalla of Edison and Julia Ye of Warren, former student Luke Cheng of Edison and 2011 graduate Peter Minnium of Scotch Plains received this distinction.
Six current students and one recent graduate earned AP Scholar status. This recognition is for students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams. Ernest Afflu of Edison, Liban Ahmed of Scotch Plains, Shruti Nadkarni of Edison, Vraj Patel of Piscataway Abby Rogers of Plainfield, Sonya Sinha of Edison and 2011 graduate Ashley DaCosta of Edison were named AP Scholars.
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