68 Students Named AP® Scholars

The College Board has named 68 Kingswood Oxford students as AP® Scholars for 2020, based on their exceptional achievement on the Advanced Placement® exams they took in May 2020. 

The group included three National AP® Scholars, Esha Kataria ’20 of Ellington; Kush Kataria ’20 of Ellington; and Vishal Kumar ’20 of Unionville.

Kingswood Oxford also had 29 AP® Scholars with Distinction; 15 AP® Scholars with Honor; and 21 AP® Scholars. 

According to The College Board, the AP® Scholar designations are defined as follows: 

  • National AP® Scholar: 
Students who receive an average of at least 4 on all AP® Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams; 
  • AP® Scholar with Distinction: 
Students who receive an average of at least 3.5 on all AP® Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams; 
  • AP® Scholar with Honor: Students who receive an average of at least 3.25 on all AP® Exams taken, and 3 or higher on four or more of these exams; and 
  • AP® Scholar: Students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP® Exams.

National AP® Scholars (Students who receive an average of at least 4 on all AP® Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams):
Esha Kataria ’20, Ellington
Kush Kataria ’20, Ellington
Vishal Kumar ’20, Unionville

AP® Scholars with Distinction (Students who receive an average of at least 3.5 on all AP® Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams) 
Aiden Borruso ’20, Coventry
Alma Clark ‘20, West Hartford
Benjamin Clark ’20, West Hartford
Huaxu Dan ’21, Hartford
Jaden DiMauro ’20, West Hartford
Zeyu Duan ’21, West Hartford
Joseph Fago ’20, Amston
Braden Flowers ’21, West Hartford
Kyle Frankel ’21, West Hartford
Esha Kataria ’20, Ellington
Kush Kataria ’20, Ellington
Luv Kataria ’20, Ellington
Minseo Kim ’22, Nweington
Vishal Kumar ’20, Unionville
Amelia Levine ’20, West Hartford
Jingyun Liang ’21, West Hartford
Matthew Marottolo ’20, Wethersfield
John McLaughlin ’20, Plantsville
Aidan O’Loughlin ’20, Newington
Alyssa Pilecki ’20, Rocky Hill
Ethan Pinkes ’20, West Hartford
Yusef Rashid ’20, Cheshire
Spencer Schaller ’20, Avon
Brandon Stake ’20, Tolland
Nicholas Traver ’20, Glastonbury
Xiaohua Wang ’20, West Hartford

AP® Scholars with Honor (Students who receive an average of at least 3.25 on all AP® Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams) 
Juanita Asapokhai ’20, South Windsor
Jenn Blocher ’20, Southington
William Burstein ’20, Ellington
Leyao Cheng ’21, Beijing, China
Shane Dawson ’20, Rocky Hill
Juliana Kulak ’20, Glastonbury
Olivia Pear ’21, Moodus
Risha Ranjan ’21, South Windsor
James Ravelese ’20, West Hartford
Ella Schwartz ’20, Plainville
Hannah Shames ’20, Avon
Hayden Smith ’20, West Hartford
Marwynn Somridhivej ’20, South Windsor
Adam Theodorou ’21, West Hartford
Benjamin Zamstein ’20, West Hartford

AP® Scholars (Students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP® Exams) 
Matthew Bzowyckyj ’21, Tolland
Nicholas Choo ‘20, West Hartford
Michael Doyle ’20, Simsbury
Ling Fei ’21, West Hartford
Troy Gostyla ’20, Avon
Emma Henry ’21, South Glastonbury
Benjamin Iozzo ’20, Bristol
Molly Jones ’20, West Hartford
Mary Kaliszewski ’21, Durham
Lily Kuivila ’20, Middle Haddam
Christina Lu ‘21, Newington
Henry Mandell ’21, West Hartford
Ahana Nagarkatti ’21, West Hartford
Braeden Rose ’21, East Hampton
Avadh Shastri ’20, West Hartford
Esha Shrivastav ’20, Ellington
William Smith ’20, Glastonbury
Ishaa Sohail ’20, Tolland
Katheryn Westrick ’20, Avon
Jackson Wolff ’20, Ellington
Qiaorui Zhao ’22, Farmington
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