Four MHS seniors score 30 and above on ACT
Four Melbourne High School students achieved extraordinarily high scores on their ACT (American College Test) exams. The exam, which is designed to assess a student’s educational development and his or her ability to succeed at the collegiate level, covers English, reading, math, and science. The ACT has a composite scoring range of one to 36, with a score of 21 to 22 being the nationwide average.
Melbourne seniors Emma Shinn, Caeden Wolfe, Ethan Phillips, and Daniel Sullivan from Melbourne High School earned ACT scores that placed them in the top 1-5 percent of all test takers in the nation. Shinn is the daughter of Aron and Nikole Owens and plans to study biology in the fall at Williams Baptist. Wolfe, the son of April Downing, plans on majoring in criminal justice or psychology at Harding University. Phillips, the son of Bryan and Cindy Phillips, plans to attend Harding University to pursue a career in mechanical engineering. Sullivan, son of Patrick Sullivan and Johniece Sherrell, will attend ASU Mountain Home and plans to major in accounting.