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Calhoun Hosts First AP Capstone Research Symposium

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Calhoun's AP Capstone students are finishing up their two-year program of study under the leadership of Ms. Boland, Ms. Separ, Mr. Formato, and Ms. Khan. These students passed AP Seminar last year, and now have submitted research papers and completed their presentation and oral defenses for the AP Research course.

“I am so proud of our AP scholars’ academic and personal achievements this year,” Khan said. “Their willingness to challenge themselves will lead them to new opportunities and experiences.”

On Thursday, June 2, Calhoun held their1stannual AP Research Symposium.The symposium gave students a chance to share their work with their peers as they condensed their full presentations to about a three-minute presentation with time for a question-and-answer period.

"It was a great opportunity for the AP Capstone students to share their passion projects with those outside of the program," said English chairperson, Kim Serpe.

“It was exciting to see these students demonstrate expertise in an area of academic scholarship,” added AP Research teacher Mr. Formato. “They asked some really hard questions and became part of the professional conversation in a variety of academic disciplines.”

“These students have engaged in a level of work that not many ever tackle, and we are so impressed with their efforts,” said Social Studies Chairperson Christina Cone.

Student participants included; Jake Baglio, Julia Baguiao, Kinga Brulinska, Leanna Cheeseman, Elijah Cruz, Sofia DaSilva, Bryce Gould-Anderson, Sydney Jackson, Riley Kazan, Deven Kirpalani, Thomas Morash, Madeline Ryan, Jonathan Sferratore, Shardul Singh, Randhula Wickramasinghe and Kenan Yavuz.

Date Added: 6/3/2022

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