Sheridan students receive AP Scholar Awards

SHERIDAN — Several Sheridan High School students have earned a new record of success on their 2014 Advanced Placement Exams. Overall 171 exams will earn college credit.

Three Sheridan students earned the AP Scholar with Distinction Award: 2014 seniors Ashley Green and Taylor Russell and 2014-15 senior Micah Overstreet. To achieve this award students must earn an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, with scores of 3 (based on the scale of 1-5) or higher on five or more of the exams.

Six students were awarded the AP Scholar with Honor Award: 2014 seniors Melanie Daugherty, Caleb Ford, and Cody Thompson, as did 2014-15 seniors Cody Davis, Sykes Martin, and Sydney McKim. This level requires students to earn an average score of 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, with scores of 3 or higher on four or more of the exams.

Twenty-nine students earned the AP Scholar Award. Fourteen 2014 seniors were Allison Archer, Kayelyn Bibb, Jacob Byrns, Morgan Pitts, Amanda Praseuth, Shelby Rhodes, Griffin Smith, Katelynn Snyder, Brian Temples, Madison Crosby, Hannah Harrington, Lora Heath, Sarah Lomeli, and Kyla McCain. Fourteen 2014-15 seniors earning the award were: Anna Adams, Barton Allen, Austin Blackerby, Morgan Burke, Loran Ross, Jacob Rowland, Beth Scruggs, Caleb Tubb, Erin Harrington, Jacob Holland, Jacey McKinley, Mark Nagel, Jacob Turner, and Hudson Wells. One 2014-15 junior also earned the AP Scholar Award: Nathan Grimes. To earn the AP Scholar Award students must receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams.

Since 2007 three Sheridan students have received the AP National Scholar Award: Stacy Beck, Cody Stothers, and Collin Michael. To achieve this highest College Board Award, students must score at least a 4 or 5 on eight AP Exams during their high school careers.