SANFORD - Johnny Shull, lead instructor for business and economics at Central Carolina Community College, participated in the reading and scoring of the College Board's Advanced Placement Examinations in AP Economics. The reading took place in Cincinnati in June.
Shull has taught at the college since 2005. In 2008, he served as a GlaxoSmithKline Faculty Fellow of the Institute for Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University.
AP examination reading is a unique forum in which academic dialogue between high school and college educators is fostered and strongly encouraged.
"The reading draws upon the talents of some of the finest teachers and professors that the world has to offer," said Trevor Packer, vice president of the Advanced Placement Program at the College Board. "It fosters professionalism, allows for the exchange of ideas, and strengthens the commitment to students and to teaching. We are very grateful for the contributions of talented educators like Johnny Shull."
More than 2.9 million examinations from more than 30 AP courses were evaluated by more than 10,000 AP readers. They represented many of the finest academic institutions in the United States, Canada and abroad.
Each year, the AP Program gives more than 1.5 million high school students an opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses and examinations. Based on their exam performance, successful students can receive credit and/or advanced placement when they enter college.