KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Dobyns-Bennett High School recent graduate, Chandni Bhat and Dobyns-Bennett junior, Jackson Osterhus have earned a perfect score on a college-level Advanced Placement (AP) Exam in spring 2021.
Bhat and Osterhus are among an elite group of students in the world to earn every point possible on an AP Exam, receiving the maximum score on each portion of the exam.
Bhat was one of only 375 students in the world to earn every point possible on the AP Research Exam. Osterhus was one of only 356 students in the world to earn every point possible on the AP Computer Science A Exam.
"An exceptional writer and a diligent individual, Chandni is a model on how to take constructive feedback positively," said Ushma Kothari, Dobyns-Bennett High School Chemistry and AP Research teacher. "She constantly focused on ways to improve her project. She has set a new bar for upcoming Capstone students."
The Advanced Placement Program is committed to ensuring that students have access to the opportunities they have earned. Students who succeed in AP are not only more likely to succeed in college, but have the chance to save a significant amount of time and money by earning college credit or placement.
Colleges and universities around the world receive AP scores for college credit, advanced placement, and/or consideration in the admission process. To learn more about AP, please visit exploreap.org.
Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, a high school program of choice, and an alternative learning program; with a total enrollment of over 7,600 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to Inspire. Cultivate. Impact.
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