Senior Scores 36 in ACT Math Section
Byline: Chad Brooks
Congratulations are in order for Schaumburg High School senior Bradley Clark.
Clark recently found out he scored a perfect 36 on the mathematics portion of the ACT college entrance exam.
The exam measures educational development in English, mathematics, reading and science reasoning.
Before taking both the ACT and SAT exams, Clark said he had a goal of acing the math section on one of the two exams. In Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211, nearly 3,000 students took the ACT exam. The average score on the math portion of the test was 22.0. The state average in Illinois is 20.2, with a mean national score of 20.6.
Clark said he plans on attending the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign after he graduates next spring.
Palatine to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off Sept. 15, and students at Palatine High School will be celebrating. The Cultural Awareness Club at Palatine will sponsor a field trip for 45 Hispanic students to the Hispanic Leadership Conference Sept. 25 at the Hyatt House.
The goal of the conference is to provide high-achieving Latino youths in high school and college with key learning experiences that hone their skills as future leaders in the Latino community. Students will spend the day listening to Hispanic speakers whose goals are to guide students to see themselves as social architects responsible for shaping the future Latino world. …