ETHS students receive AP Seminar and Research Certificates
Nineteen Pikesville and Eastern Technical high school students have earned the Advanced Placement® (AP®) Capstone Diploma, and 18 students from the same two schools earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2017-18 school year.
AP Capstone™ is a College Board program designed to prepare students for college and career success through the development of critical thinking, academic research, collaboration, presentation, and time management skills. To receive the AP Capstone Diploma™, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar, AP Research, and on four additional AP Exams. To receive the AP Seminar and Research Certificate, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research.
The Baltimore County Public Schools students honored are: AP Capstone diploma recipients: Eastern Technical High (all 2018 graduates)
Peter B. Chun
Daniel M. Hupfer
Edward R. Kuczmynda
Patryk G. Kurbiel
Garrett J. Mizell
Alexandria T. Ortiz
Nathan L. Russell
Matthew S. Stafford
Danielle L. Stone
Samantha J. Tang
Abigail R. Warns
Sophia J. Talesnik
AP Seminar and Research Certificate recipients:
Eastern Technical High (all 2018 graduates)
Wahab Zachary T. Addams
Erico Josef D. Dolorfino
Kevin Z. Jackson
Andreana Lou d. Roxas
Lauren N. Taylor
Janiece B. Teagle
“We are proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of students who participated in the AP Capstone Diploma program,” said BCPS Interim Superintendent Verletta White. “Throughout our school system we implement initiatives such as AP Capstone, independent research projects, Career and Technology Education programs, and more to enable students to explore their passions while building collegelevel academic and collaboration skills.”
Throughout the AP Capstone program, AP Seminar and AP Research students study a variety of topics across multiple disciplines and have the flexibility to choose topics of personal interest to show master y of critical thinking, research, and presentation skills.
“Congratulations to the AP Capstone award winners, who conduct, present, and defend academic research on topics they are passionate about,” said Trevor Packer, College Board senior vice president of AP and Instruction. “Their ability to manage long-term projects, collaborate with teams, and deliver effective presentations will accelerate not only their academic careers, but their professional careers as well.”
Over 1,100 schools participated in the AP Capstone program worldwide during the 2017-18 school year when approximately 4,800 students earned the AP Capstone Diploma and 2,400 earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate.