More than two dozen Sabino High School students have been named AP Scholars.

The students — six juniors and 21 seniors — were recognized for their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement exams.

AP exams provide an opportunity to test and earn college credit while in high school. Of the more than 1.9 million students who took AP exams, about 18 percent earned AP Scholar Awards.

Five Sabino students earned the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at lease 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of the exams. They are Kali Coubrough, Michelle Howard, Nicholas Juhasz, Christian Smith and Austin Walker.

Six students —Joel Berkson, Haley Hornung, Eva Huie, Jacob New, Cody Thivener and Cooper Wynn — qualified for the AP Scholar with Honor Award by earning an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on for or more of the exams.

Sixteen students who completed three or more AP exams with scores of 3 or higher were given the AP Scholar Award. They are Megan Blum, Luis Contreras-Zarat, Pablo De La Fuente-Moreno, Abigail Devore, Allison Edwards, Alexandra Hicks, Jennifer Hucko, Austen Kim, Jake Lialos, Lavender Nielsen, Abigail Purdy, Amelia Rodriguez, Cianna Sala, Jessica Stelmach, Lindsay Weigel and Ayanna Wright.

Education writer for #ThisIsTucson. Mom of one.