Floyd County Schools AP Scholars announced for 2017
Floyd County Schools AP Scholars announced for 2017
Posted on 07/31/2017
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The College Board has released the AP School Scholar Roster and it includes 35 Floyd County Schools’ (FCS) students earning AP Scholar Awards. These teens were recognized for their exceptional achievement on AP Exams for 2017. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides motivated and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school. Students can earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams. Only 22 percent of the 2.2 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a level high enough to earn an AP Scholar Award.

The College Board recognizes five levels of achievement based on a student’s performance on AP Exams.

  • AP Scholar: Granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams.

  • AP Scholar with Honor: Granted to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of the exams.

  • AP Scholar with Distinction: Granted to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on five or more of the exams.

  • State AP Scholar: Granted to the one male and one female student in each U.S. state and the District of Columbia with scores of 3 or higher on the greatest number of AP Exams, and then the highest average score (at least 3.5) on all AP Exams taken.

  • National AP Scholar: Granted to students in the United States who receive an average score of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

FCS had 20 AP Scholars on the College Board's report, eight AP Scholars with Honor, seven AP Scholars with Distinction, and one National AP Scholar.  Armuchee High had the most AP honorees with 14 total, including 2017 graduate Christopher Barackman who has been named a National AP Scholar.  Armuchee High also had the most AP Scholars with Distinction with four.   Model High and Pepperell High tied for the most AP Scholars with Honor with three.

FCS’ average overall score for the school system was 3.40. Armuchee High’s average score was 3.50 with 2017 graduate Christopher Barackman posting the highest average on eight AP exams.  Coosa High’s average score was 3.40 with 2017 graduate Keiley Rowland scoring the highest average on six exams.  Model High’s average score was 3.42 with 2017 graduate Noah Syverson posting the highest average on five exams.  Pepperell High’s average score was 3.19 with senior Stacy Aragon posting the highest average on five exams.

“We are so proud of AP program, students and teachers. We have grown our AP program with more course offerings for students. We are extremely proud of our 35 AP Scholars and especially proud of our National AP Scholar. The more AP Courses we can offer students, the more chances they have to secure honors on a state and national level,” said McCall Govignon, FCS Director of Advanced Programs and Assessment. “This year we are introducing the AP Capstone program into all four high schools. We are the only system in Northwest Georgia offering this AP program. We will implement AP Seminar this year from the Capstone program and in 2018-2019 offer AP Research.”

AP Scholars are listed at grade level for juniors and seniors this fall or as a 2017 spring graduate of FCS.  Students honored for their performance on AP Exams during the 2016-2017 school year were:   

Armuchee High

  • Madison R. Bradshaw, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Janna E. Early, senior - AP Scholar

  • Bodie L. Fox, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Abigail R. Gurley, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Shivam K. Mehta, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Alane D. Rogers, senior - AP Scholar

  • Hunter T. Wilkerson, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Elaine E. Williams, senior - AP Scholar

  • Jerry S. Cable, senior - AP Scholar with Honor

  • Christopher Dean, senior - AP Scholar with Honor

  • Jayme M. Barrett, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar with Distinction

  • Jessica K. Barrett, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar with Distinction

  • Brian G. Richey, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar with Distinction

  • Christopher T. Barackman, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar with Distinction, National AP Scholar


Coosa High

  • Julissa Vazquez, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Keiley A. Rowland, senior - AP Scholar with Distinction


Model High

  • Jonathan D. Bryan, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Luis F. Carroll, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Elizabeth R. Carver, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Candice M. Peeler, senior - AP Scholar

  • Alexa F. Quarles, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Dustin S. Bailey, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar with Honor

  • Samuel Bryant, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar with Honor

  • Katerina M. Creel, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar with Honor

  • Noah J, Syverson, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar with Distinction


Pepperell High

  • Tyquavius D. Dozier, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Kenzie N. Green, senior - AP Scholar

  • Gracie S. Hall, junior - AP Scholar

  • Macie G. Hufford, senior - AP Scholar

  • Alexis M. Lawrence, senior - AP Scholar

  • Bethanyanne Newton, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar

  • Danielle F. Griesemer, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar with Honor

  • Abbey Hensley, 2017 graduate - AP Scholar with Honor

  • Brandon T. Wilkerson, senior - AP Scholar with Honor

  • Stacy Aragon, senior - AP Scholar with Distinction


The availability of AP classes for students is a priority in FCS. The system’s Honors College Prep program is recognized as one of the top college prep programs in the area.