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#ACT36 TC Junior Gets Highest Possible Composite ACT Score

JFelletter_web_ACT36.jpgIn addition to sports being a big part of high school life, achievement and education are equally significant when it comes to high school. Meet John Felletter, who recently earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. John is also a student-athlete, playing on the lacrosse team for three years now and trying his hand at swimming too.

To put this into perspective, less than one-tenth of 1 percent (.01%) of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2016, only 2,235 out of nearly 2.1 million graduates who took the ACT earned a composite score of 36.

The ACT consists of tests in English, mathematics, reading and science, each scored on a scale of 1–36. A student's composite score is the average of the four test scores. Some students also take the optional ACT writing test, but the score for that test is reported separately and is not included within the ACT composite score.

In a letter to John recognizing this exceptional achievement, ACT Chief Executive Officer Marten Roorda stated, “Your achievement on the ACT is significant and rare. While test scores are just one of multiple criteria that most colleges consider when making admission decisions, your exceptional ACT composite score should prove helpful as you pursue your education and career goals.”

John’s extraordinary accomplishment has put him into the local spotlight with news interviews and articles from The Patch.com, CBS News 10 and BayNews9. It is quite a significant achievement. And we are very proud of him as Tampa Catholic Crusaders and want him to know that his hard work academically is so very important to all of us.

You can catch John's interviews running this week on several stations including CBS Channel 10 News and BayNews9. 

 

CBSNews10-logo2x.pngTampa junior aces ACT with perfect 36  -   Click to Read
It's hard to be much better than perfect. Tampa Catholic High School student John Felletter just aced the test the keeps many of his peers up at night. The junior overcame some nerves and aced his ACT with a perfect score of 36.
By Bobby Lewis, @Bobby_L, WTSP: April 25, 2017

   

logo-patch-800x600.pngTampa Teen Aces AC -   Click to Read
A Tampa teen who aced the ACT with a composite score of 36 offers his advice for other students. 
By Sherri Lonon (Patch Staff) - April 25, 2017 

   

BayNews9.pngTampa Catholic junior gets highest possible ACT score  -   Click to Read

Getting a perfect score on the ACT college entrance exam isn't easy. Tampa Catholic High School junior John Felletter, however, certainly made it seem that way. Felleter got every single question correct on his ACT exam. In fact, he got every single test question correct on his very first try.
By Dalia Dangerfield, Reporter: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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