Nishan Khanal earns Advanced Placement honors

Khanal&PresMcGMissouri Military Academy cadet Nishan Khanal ’16 recently received two awards from the College Board: AP Scholar with Distinction and National AP Scholar. Nishan is a native of Mexico, Missouri, and is the son of MMA mathematics instructor MAJ Ananta Khanal and his wife Indira Khanal.

To be named an AP Scholar with Distinction, students must take five or more AP exams and score 3 or higher on all five with an average score of at least 3.5.

To earn a National AP Scholar award, a student must earn an average score of at least 4 on all AP exams taken and a score of 4 or higher on eight or more exams. Khanal has thus far scored four or higher on every AP exam taken at MMA.

During his junior year, Khanal earned: a 5 on the AP Calculus BC test; a 5 on the AP Calculus AB Subject test; a 4 on the AP Physics C Mechanics test; a 4 on the AP Biology test; a 4 on the AP English Language and Literature test; and a 5 on the AP Macroeconomics test.

During his sophomore year, Khanal earned: a 4 on the AP Chemistry test; a 5 on the AP Physics B test; a 5 on the AP Calculus AB test; and a 5 on the AP U.S. History test.

According to College Placement Director Ayanna L. Shivers, “the sky is truly the limit” with Khanal. For more information on Khanal’s academic success, click here.