6 West High students score perfect on ACT exam

This fall, seven students in the Iowa City Community School District received a perfect score on the ACT exam.

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Alyson Kuennen

From left: Lien Zhu ’18, Yangtian Shangguan ’19, Wingel Xue ’18, Colleen Bloeser ’18 and Quinn Baker ’18. Not pictured: Steven Yuan ’19.

Alyson Kuennen, News Editor and Photographer

Seven students within the ICCSD received the highest possible score of 36 on the ACT this fall. Of the seven, six were from West:

  • Quinn Baker ’18
  • Colleen Bloeser ’18
  • Yangtian Shangguan ’19
  • Wingel Xue ’18
  • Steven Yuan ’19
  • Lien Zhu ’18

From City High School, Jakob Roggy ’19 received a 36 as well. Last year, over two million US high school graduates took this popular college entrance exam, where the state average was a composite score of 21.9. Within the district, students had an average of 25.