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Kent Place Students Recognized with National Merit, AP Scholar Distinctions, and College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program

Kent Place is pleased to announce that seniors Catherine Gilhuley ’20 and Maya Vuchic ’20 are Semi-Finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Approximately 1.5 million high school juniors entered the program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), which screened the program entrants based on their test scores.

Seniors Margo Costigan, Vivienne Germain, Madeleine Hagar, Adithi Jayaraman, Jessica Jin, Julia Pampush, Kiley Parker, Sonia Parmar, Elsie Shi, Alexandra Vieser, and Sara Wheatley were named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit® Scholarship Program. Commended Students place among the top five percent of the more than 1.5 million students in the competition.

Juliana Soldat ’20 has been recognized as a Scholar in the College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program.

Also, 112 Kent Place students from the Classes of 2019 and 2020 have been honored by the College Board in recognition of their demonstrated college-level achievement on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations taken last spring.

Tarika Bansal '19, Sofia Kwon '19, Michaela Markels '19, and Jillian Sher '19 were named National AP Scholars.

Tara Balan '20, Tarika Bansal '19, Katherine Barrasso '19, Kaira Brown '19, Andra Constantin '19, Margo Costigan '20, Jayla Creekmur '19, Charlotte Crutchlow '19, Madelyn Denenberg '19, Phoebe Eccles '20, Emma Fischer '19, Emily Hanson '19, Grace Hillabrant '19, Anna Hogarth '19, Jessica Jin '20, Aynsley Kaufman '19, Alexandra Khidekel '19, Sofia Kwon '19, Nicole Leffler '19, Michaela Markels '19, Colleen McAloon '19, Aidan McGuire '19, Grace Morris '20, Sonia Parmar '20, Olivia Rabin '19, Katharine Rebhun '19, Grace Reddington '19, Sophie Schmitz '20, Xenia Schmitz '20, Jillian Sher '19, Catherine Torres '19, Maya Vuchic '20, and Jessica Zietsman '20 received the honor of AP Scholar with Distinction, granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

Gabrielle Alpert ’19, Josephine Daab ’19, Emily Eichenholtz ’20, Sophia Fanelle ’19, Sarah Garde ’19, Catherine Gilhuley ’20, Madeleine Hagar ’20, Sofia Handzy ’20, Madison Hobbs ’19, Adithi Jayaraman ’20. Grace Kane ’20, Eleanor Kanengiser ’20, Isabel Kim ’20, Caroline Lubow ’19, Sarah McDowell ’19, Grace McGinley ’20, Gabrielle Narcisse ’19, Nicole Naumovich ’20, Olivia O’Sullivan ’19, Nyakerario Ogora ’20, Kiley Parker ’20, Maeve Phelan ’20, Isabella Racioppi ’19, Kailee Saunders ’19, Sofia Scotto ’19, Maggie Stanton ’20, Sofia Tartaglia ’19, Alexandra Vieser ’20, Sara Wheatley ’20, and Madeleine Zietsman ’19 received the distinction AP Scholar with Honor. AP Scholar with Honor is granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.

Hannah Abere ’19, Eleanor Alix ’19, Zarah Bari ’20, Clare Buckley ’20, Elynn Chang ’19, Subha Chopra ’20, Eliza Cohen ’20, Eileen Cohn ’20, Elizabeth Cotter ’20, Erin DuCharme ’19, Kelcie Engles ’19, Abigail Evangelista ’19, Skyler Ford ’19, Lucy Friedland ’19, Vivienne Germain ’20, Natalie Gilfillan ’19, Gillian Gogliormella ’19, Anna Gomez ’19, Madison Goodwin ’20, Naomi Gordon ’20, Adrianna Guarino ’20, Alexandra Hobbs ’19, Grace Holt ’20, Ethia Hu ’19, Keerthi Jayaraman ’19, Laura Jeffries ’19, Disha Karale ’19, Anya Kumar ’20, Sarah Landriau ’19, Jaida Larkin ’19, Lauren Lindner ’19, Alexis McNair ’19, Kiana McQuade ’19, Shefali Murti ’20, Tyler Newman ’20, Julia Pampush ’20, Nikki Patel ’19, Katherine Patterson ’20, Grace Paul ’19, Nicole Pavese ’19, Lily Pence ’19, Catherine Pothier ’20, Zoe Ralph ’20, Juliana Soldat ’20, Elizabeth Stahl ’20, Keertana Talla ’19, Gabrielle Vicens ’19, Amber White ’19, and Grace Zong ’19 were named AP Scholars. The award of AP Scholar is granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher (on a scale of 1 to 5) on three or more AP Exams.

Congratulations everyone!
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