Trinity Senior Earns Perfect ACT Score

Trinity senior Tristan Harbold recently found out that he scored a perfect 36 on the ACT. “I was incredibly surprised! I thought I had done very well on the math, but the highest I had scored on the reading was a 30 or a 31, so I didn’t think I scored higher than a 32 (on the reading section) when I took it. When I found out that I had scored a 36, I was in shock!”

To put this accomplishment in perspective, less than one-half of 1% of all test takers earn the top score. Among US high school graduates in the class of 2019, just 4,879 out of nearly 1.8 million students who took the ACT earned a composite score of 36.

“I was actually on Senior Retreat the four days before I took it, so that week I didn’t prepare at all from an academic standpoint. The retreat did so much to help put my mind at ease, I felt relaxed and confident as I was taking it. The preparation from Trinity’s Advanced Program along with the sense of calm I felt after my retreat played a big part in the perfect score.”

Tristan was also recently recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, along with twelve of his senior classmates.

You can read more about them by clicking here!

GreaT job, Tristan!

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