SUMMIT, NJ - Fourteen Summit residents are part of a 99-strong Kent Place School student group -- from the Classes of 2016 and 2017 -- honored by the College Board in recognition of their demonstrated college-level achievement on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations taken last spring.

Seniors Sophia Mastrangelo, Katherine Miller, Carly Moskowitz -- all of whom reside in the Hilltop City -- were named Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit® Scholarship Program. They placed among the top five percent of the more than 1.5 million students in the competition.

In addition the following Summit residents earned AP Scholar honors:

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Molly Gump '16. AP Scholar with Distinction
Lillian Higgins '16, AP Scholar with Distinction
Katrina Peterson '16, AP Scholar with Distinction
Annecy Schiffer '17, AP Scholar with Honor
Alaina Cohen '16, AP Scholar
Allison Herr '16, AP Scholar
Erin Hollenbaugh '16, AP Scholar
Radhika Siva '16, AP Scholar
Isabel Sottile '17, AP Scholar
Jiaqi Zhang '17, AP Scholar
Sydney Miller '17, AP Scholar with Honor
Sophia Mastrangelo, AP Scholar
Katherine Miller, AP Scholar with Honor
Carly Moskowitz, AP Scholar with Distinction

The honor of AP Scholar with Distinction is granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams; the distinction AP Scholar with Honor is granted to students who receive an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams; and the AP Scholar award of is granted to students who receive scores of 3 or higher (on a scale of 1 to 5) on three or more AP Exams.