Eleven GCISD Students Earn AP Capstone Diploma
Posted on 09/09/2019

Eleven GCISD students have earned the Advanced Placement® (AP®) Capstone Diploma, and one student has earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2018-19 school year.  Over 1,500 schools participated in the AP Capstone Diploma program, valued by colleges and universities across the U.S. and around the world. This was the first year that GCISD students were eligible to receive these honors.

The AP Capstone Diploma program allows students to develop critical thinking, research, and presentation skills, both individually and as a team. Students conduct academic research on topics of personal interest in two interdisciplinary courses: AP Seminar and AP Research.

To receive the AP Capstone Diploma, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar, AP Research, and on four additional AP Exams. To receive the AP Seminar and Research CertificateTM, students must earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research. 

Students who received the Advanced Placement® (AP®) Capstone Diploma are:

  • Julia Cavalcanti
  • Anastasia Diakonis
  • Kevin Doody
  • Kamaal Imam
  • Riya Patel
  • Caitlin Phillips
  • Reuben Varghese
  • Michael White
  • Eric Brown
  • Eliza Hailey
  • Meenakshi Pandit

The AP Seminar and Research Certificate™was earned by David Brauer.