Holy Angels Students Demonstrate College-Level Achievement

September 2014

The Academy of the Holy Angels is very pleased to report the results of the 2014 Advanced Placement Exams that were given this past spring. The College Board Advanced Placement Program enables high school students to take college level classes and earn college credit for them when they achieve passing scores. Holy Angels administered 401 AP exams in eighteen different subject areas to its 174 AP students who achieved an overall passing rate of 94%. A Holy Angels record was achieved when 84 of its students were named AP Scholars by the College Board. Of these students, 35 were named AP Scholars with Distinction, having scored an average of 3.5 or higher on at least five exams. They are: Elena Aversa ’14 (Englewood Cliffs), Anastasiya Bazalyuk ’14 (Fair Lawn), Adrianna Bergstein ’14 (Tenafly), Andrea Cho ’14 (Pomona),  who was also designated a National AP Scholar for having achieved an average score of at least 4 on all exams and scores of 4 or higher on 8 or more of these exams,  Katelyn Colman ’14 (Mahwah), Lily Cunniff ’14 (Harrington Park), Caitlin Daniels ’14 (Closter), Emma Dibernardo ’14 (Pearl River), Katherine Drury ’14 (Wyckoff), Christen Duff ’14 (Glen Rock), Alyssa Gentile ’14 Hillsdale), Catherine Hahn ’14 (Westwood), Rachel Hudspeth ’14 (Lodi), Elle Infante ’14 (Demarest), Ah Young Jeon ’14 (Fort Lee), Amanda Kelly ’14 (Englewood), Lydon Kersting ’14 (Park Ridge), Melissa Kinoian ’14 (Paramus), Emily Kolodka ’14 (Verona), Anne Loftus ’14 (Pearl River), Effie Mathew ’14 (Teaneck), Regina Mathew ’14 (Bergenfield), Jessica McCann ’14 (Cresskill), Dylann Mclaughlin ’14 (Montclair), Morgan Mellas ’14 (Wyckoff),  Danielle Pavon ’14 (Orangeburg), Allison Pereira ’14 (River Edge), Veronica Pirog ’14 (Clifton), Kira Pusch ’14 (Tappan), Kayla Quigley ’14 (Emerson), Sarah Qureshi ’14 (Englewood Cliffs), Sujatha Raman ’14 (Fair Lawn),  Stacie Rinda ’14 (Park Ridge), Julia Spaar ’14 (River Vale) and Alana Spendley ’14 (Maywood). An additional 19 students were named AP Scholars with Honor, which requires attaining a 3.25 average on four or more exams. They are Ava Bertone ’14 (Mahwah), Zoe Bliss ’14 (Dumont), Meghan Englert ’15 (Wyckoff), Jacqueline Fusco ’14 (Norwood), Brigid Hayes ’14 (Fair Lawn), Eliza Haynes ’14 (Allendale), Katherine Koh ’15 (Fort Lee), Annette Lee ’14 (Dumont), Claudia Lee ’14 (Rivervale), Jacqueline Mandella ’14 (Montvale), Breanne Mastromarino ’15 (Ridgewood), Shauna O'Shea ’14 (Bardonia), Rhea Shah ’15 (West New York), Margaret Sheehan ’14 (Glen Rock), Leslie Subaldo ’14 (New Milford), Julia Toolen ’14 (Midland Park), Laurel Villarente ’15 (Spring Valley) and Carolina Zuluaga ’15 (Englewood). And 30 students were recognized by the College Board as AP Scholars, which requires scoring a 3.0 or higher on at least three or more exams.  They are: Victoria Cabales ’15 (Paramus), Jennifer Chae ’14 (Northvale), Kate Cho ’15 (Norwood), Emily De Rubertis ’15 (Pearl River), Gabrielle Deparis ’14 (Ridgewood), Ivetty Estepan ’14 (Hackensack), Grace Fuselier ’14 (Harrington Park), Nicole Giambalvo ’14 (Northvale), Anne Haws ’15 (Rivervale), Alexandra Hottenrott ’15 (Lodi), Kristen  Jabara ’14 (Creskill), Kirsten Judge ’15 (River Edge), Gabriella Khoury ’14 (Franklin Lakes), Sharon Lee ’14 (Englewood Cliffs), Brielle Liotta ’14 (Union City), Kensley Lipka ’15 (Creskill), Toni Luciano ’14 (Englewood Cliffs), Kianna Luscher ’15 (Hawthorne), Raquel Massoud ’14 (Hackensack), Nina Mclaughlin ’14 (Montclair), Jacqueline Morin ’14 (Mahwah),  Jennifer Nugent ’15 (Pearl River), Kiara Quinones ’14 (Teaneck),  Emma Sanders ’15 (Glen Rock),  Clarissa Sandev ’15 (Dumont), Christina Sivulka ’14 (Englewood Cliffs), Michelle Suh ’14 (Paramus), Juliet Vicari ’14 (Wyckoff) and Fiona Williams ’15 (Glen Rock).

This success was well deserved, according to AHA Principal Jennifer Moran. “Holy Angels is dedicated to academic excellence and enabling each student to reach the fullness of her potential.  We encourage our students to work diligently in all their courses of study and we are delighted with the results of their effort and the love of learning that it produces.” Founded in 1879 and located in Demarest NJ, Holy Angels is a private Catholic college preparatory school dedicated to the education of young women in the tradition of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. It is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, a National Service Learning School, and is accredited by The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Students from all faith traditions are welcomed. All are invited to its two upcoming Open Houses on Sunday October 5th from 11AM-3PM and on Monday, November 3rd from 6:30-8:30pm.


 AP Scholars 2014

Photographed seated left to right are The AP Scholars with Distinction: Rhea Shah, Breanne Mastromarino, Meghan Englert, Carolina Zuluaga, Katherine Koh, Jacqueline Schulkin and Laurel Villarente.  The AP Scholars are standing left to right: Alexandra Hottenrott, Kate Cho, Clarissa Sandev, Anne Haws, Kirsten Judge, Kensley Lipka, Kianna Luscher, Fiona Williams, Jennifer Nugent, Juliet Vicari, Emily De Rubertis, and Victoria Cabales.

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