Three Neenah Excessive College college students obtain excellent ACT scores
NEENAH (NBC 26) — It is a trifecta for Neenah Excessive College, as three college students attained excellent composite scores on the current ACT exams. Juniors Andrew Hou, Ethan Hou and Erik Kraus all achieved the uncommon honor. Neenah has now had seven college students obtain excellent scores over the previous 4 years.
Andrew Hou and Kraus every scored 36 in every topic space of their examination. Andrew’s twin brother, Ethan, achieved his excellent mark by “tremendous scoring” the place college students can mix scores from topic areas in earlier exams for his or her composite rating.
In keeping with ACT knowledge, a complete of 5,579 college students nationwide recorded excellent scores in 2020. A complete of 1,607,497 college students took the examination, that means 0.334 p.c of test-takers completed with a 36. The nationwide common for the examination is a 20.6. Two different Neenah college students, Joshua Ryan and Caleb Youngwerth, each scored a 35.
The 36 composite rating doesn’t essentially imply the scholar answered each query accurately. The rating represents a mix of the mathematics, studying, science, and English scores. Kraus and Andrew Hou have been excellent in all 4 areas, which is even rarer. Ethan Hou was excellent in math and English and scored a 34 in studying and science. He was excellent in studying in 2020, leading to his 36 composite rating.
Andrew and Ethan Hou are the sons of Yanming Hou and Jie Zhou. They moved to Neenah in eighth grade. Each college students take part in soccer and math membership, and each college students additionally play viola within the Contact of Class orchestra. Each college students took the check for the third straight 12 months. Andrew is contemplating a significant within the medical subject and Ethan is exploring math-related fields. The brothers can be touring faculties throughout the nation throughout the upcoming summer season. Each college students participated in digital studying at house throughout the 2020-21 college 12 months.
Kraus is the son of Charles and Shannon Kraus and attended Hoover Elementary College. He’s a three-sport athlete in cross nation, swimming and diving and observe and subject. Kraus can also be a part of the “Attain for the Stars” program the place college students with and with out disabilities take part collectively in after-school actions. He additionally has not made any school plans and can be visiting faculties this summer season. This 12 months marked the primary time Kraus has taken the ACT examination.