The Ursuline High School Class of 2017 (109 graduates) produced ten Advanced Placement Scholars.  Overall, Ursuline High School students an 82% pass rate on the AP exams in comparison to the national average of 60%. Ursuline is home to one National AP Scholar, 4 AP Scholars with Distinction, 2 AP Scholars with Honors and 3 AP Scholars. Ursuline High School offers 17 AP courses and is proud to expand the program each year. For the 2017-2018 school year, AP Computer Science Principles has been added to the curriculum and plans are underway to add AP Seminar for the 2018-2019 school year. The AP curriculum, administered by The College Board, consists of standardized high school courses that are roughly equivalent to undergraduate college courses. After completing an AP class, students take the AP exam in that subject, which can earn them credits and accelerated placement in college.

Felicity He earned the prestigious title of “National AP Scholar.” Felicity earned this ranking by taking more than 8 exams and earning a 4 or 5 on each AP exam. 5 is the highest score on an exam. Over the course of her time at UHS Felicity took 11 AP exams; Comparative Government, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Psychology, US Government, US History, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Chemistry, and Physics. Felicity will continue her education at Queens University.

Marie Bond, Aaron Coates, Patrick Conway, and James Kerrigan earned the title of “AP Scholar with Distinction” for earning at least a 3.5 on all exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more exams. Marie, Patrick, and James will attend the University of Notre Dame for their collegiate careers and Aaron Coates will attend Northwestern University.

Olexa Bunofsky and Frank Sobnosky earned the “AP Scholar with Honors” award for receiving at least a 3.25 on all AP exams taken and a score of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. Olexa will attend the University of West Virginia and Frank will continue his studies at Youngstown State University.

Anise Algahmee, Nicolas Beike, and Kennedy Romeo have been named “AP Scholars.” These students received a 3 or higher on three or more exams. Anise will attend Ohio State Univeristy and Nicolas and Kennedy will attend Youngstown State University.

The long standing tradition of AP excellence continues at Ursuline High School. Congratulations!