NNPS students named AP Scholars


Posted: September 27, 2019

Two hundred and twenty-four Newport News Public Schools students were named 2019 AP (Advanced Placement) Scholars. Students given this distinction had to take at least three AP Exams and score a 3 or better on each exam in order to qualify.

Eight Newport News Public Schools students have been named National Advanced Placement Scholars for their achievements on Advanced Placement exams. Most of the students graduated with the Class of 2019 in June. National AP Scholars receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more exams. The students are:

  • Menchville High School: Hannah Dahl, Caitlyn Davis, Erim Direskeneli, Charles Ippolito, Laura Madler, Stuart Paine and Karan Singh.
  • Woodside High School: Carson Botelho.

Forty-five students were named AP Scholars with Distinction, an honor given 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 exams. The schools and students are:

  • Denbigh High School: Josiah Hughes.
  • Menchville High School: Elena Amundson, Felix Arsenault, Juliana Cerny, Hannah Dahl, Caitlyn Davis, Erim Direskeneli, Sophie Gere, Isabella Heller, Ashlyn Herring, Ethan Howerton, Charles Ippolito, Joshua Lawrence, Laura Madler, Ana Martinez, Ethan Matthews, Naquoia Meister, Kaleigh Miller, Stuart Paine, Jahvin Purnell, Liliana Ramirez, Katarina Redekop, Laura Reid, Ryan Schoenberg, Katherine Scott, Karan Singh, Christian Skrypski and Christopher Von Schmidt-Pauli.
  • Warwick High School: Georgia Danehy, John Gnik, Kylie Lakin, David Morgan, Lucas Murphy and Susan Sale.
  • Woodside High School: Justyn Blancaflor, Carson Botelho, Abigail Brown, Riley Cheuvront, Dasia Dean, Vanita Jenkins, Mireya Jones, Margaret Klug, Konrad Krafft, Justin Lin and Kobi McCray.

Thirty-six students were named AP Scholar with Honor, a distinction given 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 exams. The schools and students are:

  • Denbigh High School: Jordan Sanders.
  • Menchville High School: Charlotte Acker, Natalie Bretton, Cecile Brinkley, Christiane Clark, Ian Conner, Isak Crane, Brynne Gomez, Brooke Lawler, Julie McCullough, Ethan Moses, Kathryn Nunez, Joanna Post, Grace Pradhan, Jessica Sigsbee, Dylan Smith, Natchuda Somboonviboo, Cameron Tomaino, Tyler Vo, Daniel Vobrak, Eadoian Waynick, Shelby Woodward and Thomas Young.
  • Warwick High School: Myanh Le, Cole Mathes, Hannah Moon and Marisol Thompson.
  • Woodside High School: Noel Catimbang, Jasmine Cummings, Anthony Harrington, Jennah Holt, Charles Hu, Patrick Kimrey, Nylah Lee, Thomas Scharsich and Mikala Simons.

One hundred and forty-three students were named AP Scholars, a distinction given to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams. The schools and students are:

  • Denbigh High School: Orlando Abreus-Suarez, Atari Abundo, Isaiah Butler, Melody Dickerson, Broderick Hartmann, Cetai Higgs, Haleigh McLean, Jacob Saylor, Tondra Shears, Joshua Stuck, Ruby Vincelette and Charles Watt.
  • Heritage High School: Emanuel Baltrip, Adam Harris, Ceniah Higgs, Kelvin Kariuki, Makiyah Murray, Amani Shoates, Cierra Smith and Michael Webb.
  • Menchville High School: Dylan Anderson, Emmeline Batcha, Dustin Best, Parker Bigley, Gabrielle Buckle, Jacob Cirrincione, Harrison Cobb, Rebecca Cody, Samuel Cornette, Mary Frances Crain, Heather Crum, Kathryn De Los Santos, Connor Dewall, Edilberto Galvan, Natalia Garnes, Glenna Gomez, Helen Grenoble, Caeli Halpin, Samuel Hanny, Courtney Hodge, Corey Hoebeke, Evan Isham, Ashley Johnson, Nathaniel Jones, Taylor Jury, Alexandra Kropp, Alyssa Lambert, Haley Lee, Amira Lovelace, Colleen Lubic, Riley Maynard, John Meier, Matthew Meier, Megan Melzer, Rafael Mendez, Sophie Moore, Aaron Nipp, Ethan Ott, Sophia Ottofaro, Alexia Parker, Sally Pham, Nathaniel Poplin, James Richardson, Marlie Rivera, Alondra Rivera-Pena, Abigail Rose, Zachary Santoni, Andre Smith, Alexandra Swanenburg, Kaia Taylor, Noah Tench, Jackson Viars, Isabelle Villarreal, Alexis Warner, Teah Washington, William Whitaker, Luke Wilson, Cole Younger and Melissa Zheng.
  • Warwick High School: Zephyr Abdei-Hameed, Sahar Abudayeh, Susannah Bake, Logan Bishop, Jorge Bogan, Isaac Chenoweth, Luke Creech, Mansi Dhonde, Nadia Eisa, Eva Espinoza, Jeremiah Essandoh, Julianna Frank, Maalakai Gaines, Solomon Leang, Elizabeth Mason, Caleb Murphy, Shannon Murray, Tiger Nguyen, Sinjon Nitu, Audryn Novak, Jiyoon Paik, Veda Raghu, Lucy Somervill, Saiya Soublet, Graciela Thompson, Lauren Toney, Olivia Triska, John Velkey, Chloe Watson and Emily Woollard.

  • Woodside High School: Parker Adams, Adriana Alister, Martha Benitezmarquez, Rachel Brittain, Kalia Brown, Lamarr Burnett, Thomas Chappell, Ciara DeMorier, Sophia Di Vincenzo, Erin Dooley, Aisha Downs, Arielle Gatling, Joshua Higgins, Alyssa Jackson, Joshua James, Rhianna Jenkins, Amari Jones, Sae Kim, Joseph Knill, Mackenzie Lacroix, Sydney Morrissey, Tina Nguyen, Meredith Olaya-Ramos, Merrick Overton, Aamiyah Peters, Demetrius Pierc, Brooke Ramey, Anna Schmied, Sydney Scouten, Amari Simmons, Adrienne Smith, Joyce Stanley, Julia Strickland Nunez and Carol Surles-Law.