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17 AMS students recognized for exceptional ACT scores

17 AMS students recognized for exceptional ACT scores
Posted on 03/07/2019
Seventeen 7th graders from Arlington Middle School are being recognized by the Duke University Talent Identification Program for having exceptional scores on the ACT.

The Duke TIP Search identifies academically gifted 7th-grade students across the country by measuring ACT and SAT scores.

To qualify for the State recognition, students must have an ACT score of 22 or better on the English, Math and Science portions and a 23 or better in Reading. Students can also qualify for Grand recognition, which requires a 31 in English, 29 in Math, 31 in Reading and a 28 in Science.

Three students received Grand recognition and will be honored at a ceremony at Duke University in May:
  • Margaret Louderback: 27 Composite
  • Darlene Nguyen: 30 Composite (scored a perfect 36 in Reading)
  • Savannah Reed: 23 Composite
The full list of students recognized:
  • Abbie Ahlbrandt
  • Gabbey Ayers
  • Cameron Campbell
  • Abigail England
  • Cora Freeman
  • Graci Harris
  • Trevor Jones
  • Anna Keo
  • Steven Krantz
  • Margaret Louderback
  • Connor McBride
  • Nathan Montgomery
  • Van Murdock
  • Darlene Nguyen
  • Alaina Owens
  • Mia Palmer
  • Savannah Reed
All of the students will be recognized at Belmont University in Nashville in May.