King Philip High School Celebrates Class of 2021 AP Capstone Diploma Recipients
Superintendent Paul Zinni and Principal Dr. Lisa Mobley recently announced that four members of King Philip Regional High School’s graduating Class of 2021 earned the AP Capstone Diploma Award.
Class of 2021 members Madeline Crowley, Emily Hom, William Martin and Felicia Sobande earned the AP Capstone Diploma Award based on their 2021 AP test scores. They are four of approximately 11,900 students at participating AP Capstone schools around the world who earned this distinction.
“We’re extremely proud of these students for their achievements on their AP exams and for participating in the AP Capstone Diploma program,” Dr. Mobley said. “These students have gone above and beyond what is expected in the classroom to further enhance their education, which will greatly benefit them in their futures. We would also like to congratulate our AP Scholars, AP Scholars with Honors and AP Scholars with Distinction for their accomplishments on the AP exams as well.”
Over 2,000 schools participated in the AP Capstone Diploma program, a project-based learning experience valued by colleges and universities across the U.S. and around the world. The AP Capstone Diploma program helps students to develop critical thinking, research, collaboration and presentation skills that are critical to academic success. 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.
In addition to King Philip Regional High School’s AP Capstone Diploma Award recipients, the school also had 37 AP Scholars, 32 AP Scholars with Honors, and 54 AP Scholars with Distinction. In total, King Philip Regional High School had 123 AP Scholars, averaging a 3.87 AP exam score.
About the AP Capstone Diploma Award
To earn the AP Capstone Diploma, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and on four additional AP Exams of their choosing. This is an outstanding achievement, and the award is acknowledged on any AP score report that is sent to colleges after the award has been conferred. Students are being notified via email about their award during the summer. They can view their award online at the student AP Scores website.
About the AP Capstone Diploma Program
AP Capstone is a College Board diploma program that’s based on two yearlong AP courses: AP Seminar and AP Research. The program provides student-centered learning while incorporating performance-based assessments. Both courses prepare students for college and career success through the development of critical thinking, academic research, collaboration, presentation, and time management skills.