Wake County Schools

Panther Creek student is perfect on ACT

Posted May 31, 2011 11:06 a.m. EDT

A Panther Creek High School junior aced the ACT college admissions and placement exam.

Sai Kiran Cheemalapati scored a composite 36 on the ACT, the highest possible score and a mark attained by less than one tenth of one percent of all test takers. Nearly 1.6 million students took the ACT in 2010, and only 588 earned a score of 36.