This year’s Advanced Placement Calculus students at Fairhaven High School have reached an impressive milestone: The group, collectively, has been granted $1,918,260 in scholarships and grants.
“The AP calculus teacher and I noticed that our senior AP Calculus kids had an exceptional year as far as scholarships and grants were concerned,” wrote Phil Harding, FHS Mathematics/Teaching & Learning Supervisor, in an email “It’s one class of 21 students.”
“They are exceptionally nice kids and we are very proud of them,” wrote Mr. Harding. “One girl actually knits hats and scarves before each Christmas to give to the poor. Many of the other kids also donate their time volunteering to help others. Quite a contrast to the 17- or 18-year-olds who usually make the news.”
He also said the students were all accepted into colleges in their chosen majors, such as engineering, biochemistry, pharmacy, teaching, nursing, computer science, accounting.
“Their future is very bright,” he said.
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