Seven Russellville High School Students Receive Award Money for  AP Computer Science Exam Scores

Seven Russellville High School students recently received monetary awards for their performance on the AP Computer Science A exam. In addition to the monetary award, these students earned qualifying scores for college credit. 

The AP Computer Science A course is a Java programming course. Java is a widely used object-oriented programming language and software platform that runs on billions of devices, including notebook computers, mobile devices, gaming consoles, medical devices and many others. Students take a comprehensive exam, the AP Computer Science A exam,  at the end of the year with passing scores earning college credit. 

Mr. Hodge, RHS Computer Science teacher, says, “I’m very proud of these students who worked hard to earn these scores and wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors.” 

The students that earned this award are Michael Colburn, Baylor Cooper, Gage Few, Ben McArthur, Carlos Ramirez, Crawford Rash, and Kang Zhang.  In total, the students earned $3,750. Russellville High School also received $750 for classroom supplies to use in Computer Science courses. 

Great job students and let’s go Cyclones! 

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