College Board Names 33 Rhinebeck High School Students AP Scholars

Thirty-three students at Rhinebeck High School have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement (AP) Exams.


Rhinebeck students took AP Exams in May, 2016 after completing challenging college-level courses at Rhinebeck High School. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performance on AP Exams.


At Rhinebeck High School, ten students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with grades of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are Julia Fesser, Alessandra Ganz, Alec Gautier, Elizabeth Goldstone, Grace Levine, Nathaniel Long, Mariel Mustello, Michelle Ping, Samuel Pomichter, and Grace Steele.


Eight RHS students earned the AP Scholar with Honor Award: Isabel Carleton, Jack McNulty, Isabel Murray, Robert Santamorena, Sabrina Shih, Jack Tellerday, Jamilia Waltzer, and Gagana Yaskhi. This award is given to students who receive an averagescore of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams.


Fifteen RHS students received the AP Scholar with Distinction Award. They are Elizabeth Ayton, Christopher Cassens, Emily Entner, Theodore Gadsby, Shoshana Goldmann, Gabriel Hammoud, Sarah Hanson, Minul Haque, Elizabeth Kroll, Barr Lavi-Romer, Madison Lortie, Christopher Marvin, Anne Pietrow, Sarah Rodriguez, and Mia Tsang . This award is 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.


Four students were named National AP Scholars. Theodore Gadsby, Shoshana Goldman, Gabriel Hammoud, and Sarah Hanson received an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken, and scores of a 4 or higher on eight or more of the exams.


Rhinebeck High School included ten AP courses in its Program of Studies last year.




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