Record Number of AP Scholars Named

A record 56 Mound Westonka High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams last school year.

“We are extremely proud of their accomplishments, especially knowing the challenges they faced,” said school counselor Ann Baumann. “We continue to increase AP access for all students who are interested in taking a course for possible college credit.” 

A total of 12 students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 of all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams. The AP Scholars with Distinction are seniors Haakon Erdahl and Blake Lee, along with 2021 graduates Merrick Gormley, Maya Jable, Katherine Johnson, Hayden Jones, Carly McGown, Joshua Nkhata, Grace Peterson, Jack Ryall, Alyssa Schneider and Annika Wulf.

Seven students qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. The AP Scholars with Honor are seniors Hannah Hall and Sara Olson, as well as 2021 graduates Trent Kelly, Nathan LaLuzerne, Eve Mikkelson, Carissa Richie and Tyler Wacker.

A total of 37 students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by receiving scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams. The AP Scholars are junior Annika Hoisington and seniors Kathryn Collins, Jake Gaylord, Annabelle Hommer, Joel Howarth, Henry Kluever, Elizabeth McCue, Owen Paul, Ann Springer, Max Swanson, Quinn Vochko and Seth Worden. Also honored were 2021 graduates Dean Andrews, Bode Applegate, Matthew Arneson, Alyssa Bourdon, Jenna Brustad, Jenna Courneya, Jordyn Edlund, Avery Finck, Nolan Hanson, Jacob Heins, Christian Henkels, Weston Lawrence, Derek Lloyd, Harrison Moen, Lance Munsterteiger, Jordyn Nester, Benjamin Ortaleza, Kyle Pellett, Mandy Peterson, Owen Rostis, Thomas Seemann, Lily Sipprell, Tyler Thompson, Mackenzie Wallace and William Weatherhead.

9/23/21