Forty Riverhead High School students were recognized by the College Board as Advanced Placement Scholars. Courtesy photo: Riverhead Central School District

In recognition of their exceptional achievement on national Advanced Placement exams, 40 Riverhead High School students have earned the title of Advanced Placement Scholar.

Thirty students were named AP Scholars, five were recognized as AP Scholars with Distinction and five earned the recognition of AP Scholar with Honor.

To earn Scholar recognition, students are required to score a 3 or higher on three or more AP exams; for Scholar with Honor, they must earn a 3.25 on all AP exams taken and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of those exams; and for a Scholar with Distinction award, they must receive an average score of 3.5 on all AP exams and grades of 4 or higher on five or more of those exams.

The Riverhead Central School District congratulates the following students:

AP Scholars
Corey Allen, Steven Amaya, Pedro Arruda, Gina Bassemir, Lila Bowe, Arthur Byrns, Denis Calle Ortega, Caleigh Cantalupo, Meghan Carver, Liam Drobny, Marelin Galdamez, Madison Geldert, Ailie Kinnier, Lilly Kneidl, Lily Kutner, Angela Llamas, Ian Lull, Ravi Manucha, Gabrielle Manzello, Aidan Martin, Kai Metzger, Madison Payne, Kylie Plitt, Angel Reyes, Mia Roces, Natalia Ruszkowski, Diego Sandoval-Chavez, Natalia Tarasiuk, Melanie Vail, Matthew Yakaboski

AP Scholars with Honor
Laura Allen, Sabrina Maccaron, Jared Nicholson, Scarlett Olsen, Sofia Salgado

AP Scholars with Distinction
Eric Lehman, Brittney Miller, Brian Noone, Zachary White, Christina Yakaboski

Photo caption: Forty Riverhead High School students were recognized by the College Board as Advanced Placement Scholars.

Photo courtesy of the Riverhead Central School District

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