Incoming senior day student Nishan Khanal ’16 also recently received Advanced Placement honors. Nishan is a native of Mexico, Missouri, and is the son of MMA Mathematics Department Chair MAJ Ananta Khanal and his wife Indira Khanal. He was named an AP Scholar with Distinction, having received an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more exams. Khanal was also designated a National AP Scholar, having received an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more exams.
Khanal took four AP exams as a sophomore in May 2014, earning a score of 4 in AP Chemistry and a score of 5 in AP Physics B, AP Calculus AB and AP US History. AP scores are reported on a 5-point scale. A score of 5 signifies a student is “extremely well qualified” in a subject.