First Graduate Earns AP Capstone Diploma

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This June, Elwood-John H. Glenn High School was proud to recognize our first graduating senior to earn an AP Capstone™ Diploma, Jared Albert. John Glenn is in its second year of offering the AP Capstone™ program which has been spearheaded by teachers Garrett Chesnoff and Richard Greening. 


The AP Capstone™ diploma program is based on the completion of two year-long courses, AP Seminar and AP Research. In addition to receiving a score of three or higher on both Capstone™ exams, students must also receive a score of three or higher on four additional AP exams. Jared surpassed this requirement by taking and excelling in seven additional AP courses. To earn this distinction, Jared spent the year independently researching the effects of education on public opinion of stem cell funding. At the end of the year, Jared synthesized his results through the submission of an academic research paper and an oral defense of his findings to a panel of judges. 


Jared's teacher, Mr. Greening, described Jared as, "passionately curious and self motivated." We wish Jared all the best as he continues his studies at Ohio State in the fall.