October 8, 2013
Liberty High School student earns top score on ACT
Liberty High School senior Galen Posch earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test.
Fewer than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT nationally earn a top score. Posch is one of only 781 students nationwide to receive a 36, out of 1.66 million students who took the exam.
The ACT tests students on English, math, reading and science, and the composite score is calculated by averaging the scores on all four sections.
Local students make honor roll at Oregon State University
Joseph Camporeale, of Issaquah, and Melisa Magnuson, of Sammamish, made the Scholastic Honor Roll for summer term 2013 at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore., with a 4.0 grade point average. Both are seniors studying merchandising management, and they are among 228 students who maintained 4.0 averages.
Eastside Catholic student named National Merit Commended Scholar
Abby Ao, of Sammamish, was one of seven Eastside Catholic seniors named 2014 National Merit Scholarship Commended Students. To receive the honor, Ao placed in the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in 2012.
Issaquah graduate earns scholarship from WWU
Teresa Micheletti, a 2011 Issaquah High School graduate, received a $1,500 Settlemyer Scholarship in Fine and Performing arts for the 2013-2014 academic year at Western Washington University. Recipients of the scholarship must declare a major within Western’s College of Fine and Performing Arts. Micheletti is working toward her bachelor’s degree in theater with a focus on stage management, and expects to graduate in 2015.