Willow Canyon student aces ACT
Congratulations to Caitlin Daly from Willow Canyon High School for earning high marks on the American College Test (ACT). Caitlin received a composite score of 34 on the ACT, including a perfect score of 36 on the individual Science and English portions of the exam. Caitlin’s total score ranks in the 99th percentile at both state and national levels.
Caitlin has been in advanced classes in all four years of high school and is active in several clubs throughout the school. During her freshman and sophomore year, Caitlin took Cambridge classes and earned a Certificate of Merit on the test from Cambridge International in her first year at Willow Canyon. She is in several International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) classes and earned high marks for the U.S. Politics and Government AP exam. Caitlin is a member of the SkillsUSA Career and Technical Support Organization (CTSO), serves as president of the Anime and Table-Top Gaming Club and participated in photography, literature and National Honor Society, previously.
Caitlin has been accepted to the Northern Arizona University Honors College and will be applying to other universities, including Stanford. She is heavily considering Linguistics as a major.
The ACT assessment is a curriculum and standards-based educational and career planning tool that assesses junior and senior students' academic readiness for college. The assessment serves as an effective tool to monitor academic progress and student growth.The ACT was made available to all Dysart Unified School District junior and senior high school students free of charge by a grant provided by the Arizona Governor’s Office.