LISBON FALLS – Two Lisbon High School graduates have qualified for the AP Scholar Award by completing three or more AP exams, with grades of 3 or higher. The AP Scholars are Kayla Pelletier and Elijah Trefts.

Kayla Pelletier is the daughter of Jonathan and Karen Pelletier of Lisbon Falls. She is attending the University of Maine in Orono. Trefts is the son of Vicki and William Brissette of Lisbon. He is attending Northeastern University.

Most of the nation’s colleges and universities award credit, advanced placement or both, based on successful performance on the AP exams. More than 1,400 institutions award a full year’s credit (sophomore standing) to students presenting a sufficient number of qualifying grades.

In 2006, 35 AP exams were offered in a variety of subject areas, each consisting of multiple-choice and essay or problem-solving questions.

College Board is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 5,000 schools, colleges, universities and other educational organizations.

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