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Every year college hopefuls sit in a class room trying to push their nerves aside so they can focus on taking the ACT college entrance exam. With the ACT being one of the two primary tests that colleges use to help determine a student’s qualifications for admission and readiness, it’s essential that students perform their best when taking this exam.

Earlier this month, Marble Falls High School Senior, Virginia Baskin, received a letter from ACT recognizing her outstanding performance on the ACT test. Virginia earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. According to Marten Roorda, the CEO of the ACT organization, this score is “significant and rare”.

Mr. Roorda went on to say that, “on average, only around one-tenth of one percent of all test takers earn the top score. Among US high school graduates in the class of 2017, just 2760 out of more than 2 million students who took the ACT earned a composite score of 36.” Susie Baskin, Virginia’s mother, thanked MFHS for preparing her daughter for college!

At Marble Falls ISD, we have an unyielding commitment to love every child and inspire them to achieve their fullest potential. These words apply to all MFISD students, even the ones with the ability to amaze with achievement like Virginia Baskin has earned. The teachers and staff that have inspired Virginia along the way and helped prepare her for the future have done exactly that to which the District’s vision aspires.

Marble Falls ISD is proud to recognize Virginia Baskin for her outstanding performance on the ACT as well as her other notable achievements in Marble Falls ISD. Virginia has a bright future ahead and we hope she keeps Marble Falls close to her heart along the way!

Congratulations Virginia!

Virginia Baskin

Shelby Gordon