MHS students earn AP Scholar recognition

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Pictured are the current MHS students who earned an AP Scholar Award this year, from left to right: Kevin Santos Guzman, Lisa Garza, Abraham Cruz, David Medina, Yazmin Cortes, Sebastian Ortiz.
Pictured are the current MHS students who earned an AP Scholar Award this year, from left to right: Kevin Santos Guzman, Lisa Garza, Abraham Cruz, David Medina, Yazmin Cortes, Sebastian Ortiz.

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Mission, Texas- Mission High School (MHS) had a total of 8 students earn AP Scholar recognition for their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement (AP) exams. 

The College Board’s AP program provides motivated and 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. 

One student qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award. This is earned by receiving an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more exams. The AP Scholar with Honor Award was earned by Alejandro Hernandez from the 2019 graduating class.

Seven students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with grades of 3 or higher. Current MHS students who earned this award are: Yazmin Cortes, Abraham Cruz, Lisa Garza, David Medina, Sebastian Ortiz, Kevin Santos Guzman.  Vanessa Zavala from the Class of 2019 also earned the AP Scholar Award

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