Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Senior, Benjamin Oster, scored the highest possible composite score of a 36 on the ACT, a college placement exam.
At the Oct. 18 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hayes, announced Oster's accomplishment to the public and the rest of the board.
She noted that less than one-tenth of one percent of students that take the ACT, earn this score.
The board members along with Dr. Hayes applauded Oster, as well as all of the SPF teachers and administrators who helped him along the way.
According to the Suburban News, last year there were out of 1.6 millions high school graduates, only 704 earned a composite score of 36.
The ACT is a supplementary college placement exam, in addition to the SAT test, colleges and universities across the United States accept these test results when students are applying.
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