The number of Frisco ISD students earning top scores on college entrance exams continues to increase.
Seven high school students recently joined this prestigious, but growing list of students to achieve the highest possible composite score on either the ACT or SAT.
A total of 11 members of the FISD Class of 2017 have earned a 36 on the ACT or 2400 on the SAT.
Nationwide, less than one-tenth of one percent of all students who take these exams earn the highest possible score.
Several students were honored at the September regular School Board meeting for their accomplishments.
Among those earning the highest possible score on the ACT were:
- Kyle Johnson, a senior at Frisco High School. Kyle plays on the FHS football team and is a member of the National Honor Society.
- Ethan Kim, a senior at Liberty High School. Ethan is captain of the tennis team and plays cello for the orchestra. He is a member of the National Honor Society, Science Club and is an Eagle Scout.
- Bill Wang, a senior at Liberty High School. Bill plays cello for the orchestra and competes on the UIL Academic Science team, which won a state championship last year.
- Prateek Sangineni is a senior at Liberty High School. Prateek competes in UIL Math competitions and DECA. He is an avid saxophone player.
- Unable to attend was Alex Kim, a senior at Centennial High School. He is a member of the CHS Student Service Committee, Computer Science Club, HOSA, National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society and Academic Decathlon team.
Among those earning the highest possible score on the SAT were:
- Emily Chung, a senior at Independence High School. Emily is a part of the orchestra and DECA. She hopes to attend Harvard and major in biochemistry.
- Jessica Huang, a senior at Independence High School. Jessica has been involved in Academic Decathlon, HOSA and Science Olympiad. She hopes to attend Princeton and major in computer science.