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Burnsville High School junior aces the ACT in first attempt

Burnsville High School junior Will Trussell has earned quite the distinction for himself. He received a perfect score of 36 on the ACT exam, an accomplishment that less than 0.1 percent of students nationwide obtain.

The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam consisting of tests in English, mathematics, reading and science. Each test is scored on a scale of 1-36. The composite score is the average of the four test scores.

What’s even more astonishing is that Will took the test just one time and didn’t really prepare for it.

BHS student makes school history

Trang Truong made history at Burnsville High School this year with two extraordinary accomplishments.

First, as an 11th grade student last year, Trang aced a major national test by earning a perfect score of 1520 on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). That alone is amazing, but then Trang earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT Composite, another national college admissions exam.