Shoreham-Wading River High School is proud to recognize 27 students from
the Class of 2021 for their efforts in the AP Capstone Diploma program.
The program helps students to develop critical thinking, research,
collaboration and presentation skills that are critical to academic
Thirteen graduates were awarded the AP Capstone Diploma by
earning scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar, AP Research and on four
additional AP exams. They are Daniel Julian, William King, Meghan Klotz,
Sarah Kruzynski, Emma Longboat, Paul Loscalzo, Matthew Martell,
Caroline McDowell, Mika Misawa, Sofia Stirpe, Robert Troyano, Eleanora
Undrus and Christopher Visintin.
Fourteen graduates were awarded the AP Seminar and Research
Certificate by earning scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP
Research. They are Erin Dany, Zachary Dapolito, Brooke Hackal, Jeffrey
Lachenmeyer, Kelly Logan, India McKay, Josef Ochsenfeld, Eleanor
Panasci, Brooke Roff, David Tedesco, Olivia Tingo, Larissa Verdi, Andrew
Vignola and Olivia Wilcox.
“We proudly recognize the achievements of our Class of 2021
students who participated in the AP Capstone Diploma program,”
Superintendent of Schools Gerard Poole said. “Our AP Capstone students
and teachers showed extraordinary commitment while facing historic
challenges. This is a meaningful college readiness program that will
serve our students well after high school.”
Instead of focusing on one specific academic discipline, AP
Seminar and AP Research are interdisciplinary: Students are empowered to
create research projects based on topics of personal interest and they
are assessed on the critical thinking, research, collaboration, time
management and presentation skills needed to complete their projects.