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Farmington High School incoming senior Kathryn Almquist earned a perfect composite score of 36 on her ACT exam.

FHS student finds ACT perfection

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Kathryn Almquist did pretty well when she took the ACT last year as a junior. But the incoming senior thought maybe she could do a little better, so she took the test again.


After school was out. In mid-June. During summer vacation.

Apparently the time off did her some good, though, because Almquist’s second run at the ACT — the test that indicates college readiness in the areas of English, math, reading, science and writing — earned her a perfect composite score of 36.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard joined the Woodbury Bulletin staff in November, 2014, after 14 years covering news for the Bulletin's sister publication, the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages.  Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary Clifford Larson Unit 189 of Farmington, and is the 2014-15 Third District President to the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota. Michelle is also the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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