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Six Fayette County students post perfect ACT score; 2,437 graduates in Class of 2016

Six students in Fayette County Public Schools scored a composite 36, or a perfect score, on the ACT college entrance exam during the 2015-2016 academic year, when they were juniors.

The six are Alec Dupont of Henry Clay High School; Andrew Wachal of Lafayette High School; and Carlo Labianca, Ananth Miller Murthy, Nisarg Patil, and Benjamin Xie, all of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.

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The ACT consists of tests in English, mathematics, reading, and science. Each is scored on a scale of 1 to 36, and the student’s composite score is the average of the four tests. Nationally, roughly 1/10 of 1 percent of test-takers achieves a composite 36.
FCPS students take the ACT in March of their junior year; individuals may also take the exam at other times, including the summer months. After each school year, the district recognizes those who recorded a composite 36.

FCPS graduate 2,437 in Class of 2016

Fayette County Public Schools graduated 2,437 students from Bryan Station, Henry Clay, Lafayette, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and Tates Creek in May, according to the final report from the high school directors’ office.

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These members of the Class of 2016 will soon head out to some 240 colleges, universities, and other institutions in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and a few other countries. As seniors, they reported more than $95.6 million in total scholarship offers.

From FCPS Communications

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