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Centennial student notches perfect ACT score
Centennial student notches perfect ACT score

More than 1.8 million students each year take the ACT as they work to improve their resumes for college admissions. Of those, less than one-tenth of 1 percent annually — about 1,800 students — manage to ace the ACT with a score of 36 on the test. This year, one of those students hails from Howard County. Gabriel Koo, a senior at Centennial High School, notched a perfect score on the ACT when he took it in June, one week after he had taken the SAT. "Truth be told the ACT was not my focus until that week," Koo said. Koo took both ACT and SAT in June — the second time he took the SAT after not getting the score he wanted the first time around — and...