An area high school student scores the only perfect score in the world on an Advanced Placement test.
Friday, December 21, 2012
ROYERSFORD – Spring-Ford Area Senior High School is celebrating the fact that one of its students achieved the only perfect score on the Advance Placement (AP) psychology exam in the world when she took the test in spring 2012. High school senior Amanda Jurewicz took the exam during the 2011-12 school year as a culminating test for the AP psychology course. Advance Placement exams are based on a composite score of one to five, where a five is equivalent to an A in the corresponding college equivalency course. Amanda not only received the top score of five — ranking among 15.5 percent of students to fall within this top score in 2012 — but was the only person in the world to earn every point possible on the test. Amanda answered every …
The Conestoga junior is honored with a $2,000 for taking astounding number of advanced placement classes.
A teenager from Conestoga High School has just won an award for being Pennsylvania’s top scoring male in AP math and science exams. To date, Lingyu Zhu has taken 14 AP exams. Siemen's, the award's presenter, sums it up perfectly simply by saying "it’s an incredible achievement." The Siemens Awards in Advanced Placement are granted to a boy and girl in each state who achieve the greatest number of 5s in the greatest number of math and science AP exams. The girl winner from your state is from the Pittsburgh area. Siemens also honors the boy and girl who are the top scorers in the nation. This year’s winners are from California. Award Details Encouraging students to pursue academic careers in science, technology, engineering and …