EDISON – Susan Swenson, Director of College Counseling at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, announced the names of this year’s Advanced Placement Scholars on Sept. 18. There were four different areas of distinction and Wardlaw-Hartridge was represented in all of the categories.
Aneesa Sonawalla of Edison, now a freshman at the University of Chicago, 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.
Fellow 2012 Wardlaw-Hartridge graduates Ernest Afflu of Edison, Shruti Nadkarni of Edison and Alex Wang of Somerville and Sonawalla 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. Seniors Chetna Kewalramani of Colonia, Phil Kim of Edison, Ashni Mehta of Piscataway, Kush Mody of Edison, Ali Naqvi of South Plainfield and Kimberly Son of Woodbridge received this distinction.
Four current students earned AP Scholar status. This recognition is for students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams. Seniors Joseph Choi of Edison and Max Hernandez-Webster of Edison and juniors Shareef Ibraheem of Piscataway and Shafeeq Ibraheem of Piscataway were named AP Scholars.
The Wardlaw-Hartridge AP Scholars gather for a photo in the courtyard. From left to right, top row: Shareef Ibraheem of Piscataway, Joseph Choi of Edison, Kush Mody of Edison, Max Hernandez-Webster of Edison and Shafeeq Ibraheem of Piscataway. Front row: Ali Naqvi of South Plainfield, Ashni Mehta of Piscataway, Chetna Kewalramani of Colonia and Kimberly Son of Woodbridge. Missing from photo: Phil Kim of Edison. (Photo by Rudy Brandl of Fanwood)