Inclusive and Distinguished: La Salle Students Earn Distinction as AP Scholars
157 La Salle students earned the distinction of AP Scholars, achieving College Board qualifying scores of 3 or higher on at least three exams - with 19 being named National AP Scholars.
La Salle College High School students once again merited recognition in the College Board Advanced Placement Program for the 2017-18 Academic Year. 157 La Salle students earned the distinction of AP Scholars, achieving College Board qualifying scores of 3 or higher on at least three exams and placing them among the top 23% of all test-takers nationally. Among these 157 AP Scholars were 93 graduates of the Class of 2018, 35% of the senior class. Overall, graduating seniors from La Salle earned qualifying scores on 710 exams during their careers at La Salle.
Nineteen La Salle students achieved the highest honor possible: National AP Scholars, placing them among the top 1.2% of test-takers. These Scholars merited distinction on more than 8 AP exams with scores in the highest two categories, 10 of these Scholars achieved such distinction on more than 10 exams, with 2 students earning high marks on 15 exams during their La Salle Careers.
La Salle National AP Scholars 2018
William Affel, Wyndmoor, PA, New York University
Ryan Baker, Kennett Square, PA, University of Michigan
Conor Christian, Churchville, PA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Gregory Cooper, Ambler, PA, Class of 2019
Craig Fox, Newtown, PA, Class of 2019
Samuel Hellings, Levittown, PA, University of Delaware
Tianle Huang, China, Class of 2019
Ethan Iatesta, Lower Gwynedd, PA, Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College
Siqi Liu, China, University of California, Los Angeles
James Marek, Yardley, Duke University
John Ruch, Rydal, PA, Boston College
Jackson Schwarz, Elkins Park, PA, Pennsylvania State University
Thomas Szalwinski, Huntingdon Valley, PA, North Carolina State University
Peter Taylor, New Hope, PA, Class of 2019
Jiaxi Wang, China, University of California, San Diego
Liam Ward, Flourtown, PA, Boston University
Eric Witt, Collegeville, PA, Cornell University
Aidan Young, Yardley, PA, University of Pennsylvania
Desmond Young, Yardley, PA, University of Pennsylvania
Achievement in La Salle's AP Program is both excellent and inclusive. Within a curriculum of more than 160 course offerings, La Salle offers AP courses in 24 subject areas, starting in 9th grade. Nearly 60 % of the entire student body are enrolled in one or more AP courses and more than 52% earn at least one qualifying score of 3 or above during their careers at La Salle. On average 83% of all test-takers in a given year earn one or more qualifying grades, 15% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 22% higher than the national average.
Learn more at www.lschs.org/Academics.