McKinley High Student Recognized for Advance Placement Exam Performance
- Jan 30, 08
Malavika Balachandran received a score of 5 on several AP math and science exams.
The Siemens Foundation recognized McKinley High School senior Malavika Balachandran as the state female winner of the 2007-2008 Siemens Award for Advanced Placement (AP). The award is given each year to students with the most scores of 5 on eight AP math and science exams. Five is the highest score a student can earn on Advanced Placement exams. The AP exams provide students an early start on college-level work. Balachandran will receive a $2,000 scholarship from the Siemens Foundation for her accomplishment.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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