Liberty School District
Academic achievers: Students have received Advanced Placement Scholar Awards for outstanding performance in college-level coursework during the 2014-2015 academic year.
Students with the highest scores nationwide are awarded National AP Scholar status.
Receiving the national rank from Liberty North High School was Ying Chow; from Liberty High School, Benjamin Anderson and Varun Lahoti.
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A National AP Scholar is a student who has scored the highest in courses and on exams.
Named AP Scholars with Distinction from Liberty North were Tim Haynes, Alex Lapp, Andrew Madison, Abbigail McCune, Derek Rogers and Wes Speer; from Liberty High School, Joshua Anderson, Smoky Brackett, Christian Hannah, Lucas Peterson, Troy Spring, Maxim Van Klinken and Jiahui Zhang.
The AP Scholar with Honor rank was awarded to Liberty North students Jenna Crain, Nat Davis, Hope Giddings, Sara Venier, Reid Walters and Marshall Williams; to Liberty High School students Anne Accardi, Roman Accardi, Damon Braughton, Bailey Eddy, Meagan Gardner and Riley Terzopoulos.
Recognized as AP Scholars from Liberty North were Luce-Virlynn Apollon, Abigail Day, Jacob Dice, Katherine Herrick, Dylan McCloskey, Hannah Milks, Joseph Nevins, Ian Orlich, Lilly Sieren, Kendall Stockard, Hargobind Vohra and Elliott Yoakum.
AP Scholars from Liberty High School were Phoebe Alpern, Matthew Alvey, Paul Ambrose, Michael Conge, Jose Emery, Grayson Galloway, Abigail Hill, Nicholas Hollander, Connor Hudgins and Sadie Jess, Joseph Kretsinger, Tiffany Lawson, Caroline Matz, Mary Mwaura, Mikaylie Parco, Emma Pletcher, Gretchen Price, Joshua Ryal, Ryan Schultz, Jacob Taber, Jasmine Tan and Rachel Young.
North Kansas City School District
Award given: Northview Elementary School was selected as one of 60 schools in the Midwest to receive $1,000 from the Midwest Dairy Council.
The school was chosen based on its in-school nutrition and physical activity program, “Fuel Up to Play 60.”
The program is a collaboration among the council, the National Football League and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Students are encouraged to eat nutrient-rich foods and participate in at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.
| Compiled by Su Bacon
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