La Salle Receives 2009 Siemens Award for Advanced Placement
La Salle College High School was chosen by the Siemens Foundation and the College Board to receive the 2009 Siemens Award for Advanced Placement. As one of only 50 high schools nationally to win the award, La Salle is the only high school in Pennsylvania that was bestowed with the honor this year.
The award is based on student participation and performance in Advanced Placement math, science, and technology courses. La Salle was chosen for it's "commitment to providing students with opportunities to explore the AP Program" and for the faculty's "dedication to student success." La Salle will receive a $1,000 grant to support science and math education.
Established in 1998, the Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement exemplify the stong partnership between the Siemens Foundation and the College Board to expand and strengthen the pool of math, science, and technology talent that we will need for the continued growth of business and industry in the United States and globally. The Siemens Foundation also honors high school students and outstanding AP teachers with these awards.