Hazen students named AP Scholars
November 1, 2012
Seventy students from Hazen High School were part of more than 100 in the Renton School District to be honored as Advanced Placement Scholars by The College Board.
The designations are in recognition of the students’ exceptional achievement in AP program courses and on college-level AP exams.
Students took AP exams in May after completing college-level courses at their high schools, and many of the recognized students have graduated and are now in college.
Some, however, took the test in their junior year and are now seniors in high school.
The College Board’s AP program provides academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses, and to earn college credit, advanced placement in college classes, or both through AP exams.
Only about 20 percent of the 2.1 million students worldwide who took AP exams earned an AP Scholars Award.