East Dallas student Abigail Cartwright was recently announced as the overall AP Scholar for the state of Texas.

The award is granted to the one female and one male student in each U.S. state with the highest average AP scores on the greatest number of AP exams.

In June, Cartwright graduated salutatorian at the Talented and Gifted (TAG) Magnet, where she was a National Merit Finalist. She signed as a track/cross-country athlete with Rice University, where she is majoring in Engineering.

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