South Orangetown Central School District

Eighty-eight Tappan Zee High School students were recognized by the College Board as 2019 AP Scholars for outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on multiple Advanced Placement (AP) exams over the course of their high school careers.

“Having so many of our students recognized by the College Board is a great honor and reflects our commitment to offering a rigorous and diverse academic program,” said Principal Rudy Arietta. “And it speaks volumes about the type of student we have at Tappan Zee. These students are willing to challenge themselves and rise to the high level of expectations that our AP teachers set in their classrooms.”

TZHS 2019 graduates Brian Curtis, Palak Oza and Logan Tabor were named National AP Scholars for receiving an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more exams. Eighteen students earned AP Scholar With Distinction recognition for receiving an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more exams. Twenty-one AP Scholars with Honor received an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more exams. Forty-six students who received scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams qualified for AP Scholar status.

Congratulations to:

  • National AP Scholars: Brian Curtis, Palak Oza and Logan Tabor
  • AP Scholars With Distinction: Hannah Ahn, Cassandra Bartels, Hrutvik Bhavsar, Patrick Castellano, Ashley Chaluisan, Patrick Daly, James Doyle, Victoria Fears, Mia Giaever, Nicole Gontaryk, Liam Hehir, Kevin Huang, Christine Lynch, Tara Mercer, Jason Olszewski, Lauren Ryan, Meaghan Sheridan and Yena Shin
  • AP Scholars With Honor: Zoe Bourne, Joseph Breen, Charles Caruana, Sean Costello, Caitlin Cronin, Natasha D’Amico-Rainbeau, Juliana Guarracino, Colette Guy, Brian Henry, Julia Hunt, Estelle Lee, Katherine Lussen, Hana Namkung, Kennedy Outlaw, Jenna Pajimna, Deev Patel, Robert Siegel, Reilly Stiefel, Jack Strauss, Elizabeth Tompkins and Caitlin Treanor
  • AP Scholars: Safwah Alam, Zachary Algert, Brent Allen, Lucy Barsanti, Emilia Bertoli, Ty Bourne, Madison Brownell, Nicholas Byrne, Shane Cawley, Gregory Chamessian, Nika Colley, Christian Cupani, Jennifer Domenick, Caitlin Donohue, Fiona Donovan, Kaitlin Duffy, Aidan Egazarian, Owen Fillmore, Joanna George, Joseph Grammatica, Ashleigh Healy, Joel Kabel, Jonathan Kim, Lois Kim, Benjamin Laddis, Kevin Liang, Christina Lildharrie, Kayla Liscio, Samuel Markoe, Shannon McElderry, Aidan Mercer, An Nyuyen, Samantha Pepe, Danielle Perez, Diana Perez, Sophie Regina, Karli Santoro, Hudson Satin, Feroze Schenck, Blair Seaman, Thomas Sheehy, Olivia Steger, Elizabeth Sullivan, Erin Sullivan, Evan Tunell and Peter Wu