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Evers congratulates Wisconsin’s 2018 AP State Scholars

Friday, December 21, 2018

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MADISON — State Superintendent and Governor-elect Tony Evers extended congratulations to Wisconsin’s 2018 Advanced Placement (AP) State Scholars; both are 2018 graduates. They are David Gui of Marshfield High School and Sophia Sun of Brookfield Central High School in the Elmbrook School District.

The College Board grants the State AP Scholar Award annually to the top male and female students in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia for their performance on AP exams. Students are chosen for the award for earning scores of three or higher on the greatest number of AP exams and then the highest average score (at least 3.5) on all AP exams they have taken.

“These two students are well prepared for postsecondary studies in large part because of the challenging coursework they took in high school, including multiple AP classes. Congratulations on this award and best wishes for your college career and the next steps in life,” Evers said.

Gui is attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Sun is attending Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences in Cambridge, Mass.

The AP program offers students the opportunity to take college-level courses while in high school and to take end-of-course exams to demonstrate their mastery of the subject area. The AP Program offers exams in 38 subject areas. Students earning a score of three, four, or five on AP exams generally receive college credit, advanced standing, or both at many colleges and universities worldwide.

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