Mission High School had a total of 11 students earn AP Scholar recognition for their exceptional achievement on AP (Advanced Placement) exams.

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP exams. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement, based on students’ performance on AP exams.

One student qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award. This is earned by receiving an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more exams. The AP Scholar with Honor Award was earned by Alejandro Hernandez (junior).

Another student qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction. This is earned by 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. The AP Scholar with Distinction was earned by Alejandro Martinez a member of the Class of 2018.

Nine students qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams with grades of 3 or higher. They are: Enrique Elizondo, Abigail Gonzalez (junior), Priscilla Quintero (junior), Vanessa Zavala (junior), and Diana Gamez (junior). The following AP Scholars are from the Class of 2018 are: Ruben Cantu, Sebastian Carrillo, Xavian Flores, and Alyssa M. Garza.