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(L to R) Isabella Greco, Taryn Thurman, and Ryan Sharp (not pictured are 2020 graduates Shelby Courreges, Abigail Mason, Sam Pearson, Caroline Rose, and Paola Ventura)

Contact: Kelly Cowan

Mount Pleasant High School students earn AP Scholar awards.

Three Mount Pleasant High School seniors and five recent graduates have earned AP Scholar awards for demonstrating outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on multiple AP Exams. Six were named AP Scholars for achieving scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams. Those included seniors Isabella Greco, Ryan Sharp, Taryn Thurman, and 2020 graduates Shelby Courreges, Abigail Mason, and Caroline Rose.

The 2020 graduate Paola Ventura was named an AP Scholar with Honors, granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of three or higher on four or more of these exams.

The 2020 graduate Sam Pearson was named an AP Scholar with Distinction, the highest AP award given at the local level. Students averaging at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of three or higher on five or more of these exams receive this award.

“These students are to be commended for their hard work and dedication to education,” said MPHS AP Coordinator, Amanda Pinckard. We look forward to seeing the things they will achieve in the future.”


(clockwise from bottom) President Faith Logan, Secretary Valeria Moreno, Reporter Alicia Bello, Officer at Large Ruben Carreon, Secretary Nataly Morales, and Vice President Patricia Roque

MPHS National Technical Honor Society chooses officers

The Mount Pleasant High School chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) has chosen its officers for the 2020-2021 school year. Leading NTHS will be President Faith Logan, Vice President Patricia Roque, Secretary Valeria Moreno, Treasurer Nataly Morales, Reporter Alicia Bello, and Officer at Large Ruben Carreon.

High achieving students in a Career and Technical program of study make up the National Technical Honor Society. Students must maintain an excellent grade point average, complete community service activities, and are active members of their schools and communities. The Mount Pleasant High School NTHS chapter advisor is Donna Davis.