IOWA CITY, Iowa-Fourteen Kansas high school seniors will be recognized Wednesday for earning a top composite score on the ACT® college admissions exam.
The students and their schools will be honored at a luncheon during the Kansas ACT State Organization 2012 annual conference today at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka. The event begins at noon.
Awards will be presented by Kansas ACT State Organization Council Chair Ryan Ruda of Garden City Community College, and Kansas ACT State Representative Randy Myers of Hutchinson Community College and Area Vocational School.
The recognized students are:
Alexander J. Baker of Hutchinson Senior High School in Hutchinson
Druv Bhagavan of Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park
Melissa R. Coats of Mission Valley High School in Eskridge
AustinJ. Dickey of Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park
Nicholas S. Henriquez of Topeka High School in Topeka
Philip S. Kaul of De Soto High School in De Soto
Michael S. Koegeboehn of Maize High School in Maize
Jeff T. Kraus of Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Overland Park
Ethan M. Pauls of Manhattan High School in Manhattan
Jacob N. Reinig of Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park
Parker A. Riley of De Soto High School in De Soto
Jack J. Rogers of Shawnee Mission Northwest High School in Shawnee Mission
Christian S. Wiles of Shawnee Mission East High School in Shawnee Mission
Robert M. Winslow of Olathe South High School in Olathe
The fourteen students will receive engraved plaques in the shape of the state of Kansas. Each of the students' schools will also receive a plaque with the student's name and test date.
The ACT consists of tests in English, math, reading, and science. Each test is scored on a scale of 1-36. A student's composite score is the average of the four scores.
Students who earn a top ACT composite score of 36 should have a choice of the widest possible range of future educational opportunities. ACT scores are accepted at all colleges and universities across the nation.