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Student Scores ACT PerfectionSubmitted: 01/10/2013
Story By Ryan Abney


EAGLE RIVER - Getting a perfect score on the ACT isn't easy. But that's what a Northland Pines student did. In fact, it's the first ever for his high school.

Christian Svetnicka also has a perfect G-P-A. With his resume, he can do anything. But what's the soon-to be graduate's dream job?

"I'm a pretty hardcore math geek, I can admit that. I definitely want to do something with math, right now. I'm thinking operations research analysis. Using math to figure out how to do things most efficiently, for companies, governments. It's applicable in many situations."



As for higher education?

Princeton's math program has the senior's attention. But his parents have other ideas.

"That's a no brainer… Since we met at Madison, that's the only place he should be. If he has to settle for Princeton or Michigan…we'll be okay with that." Said Adele and Glenn Svetnicka.

Christian's in rare company. Just 1 in 2500 kids that took the exam posted a perfect-36 last year.


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