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Two Fremd High School Seniors Receive National Merit Scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the group of students that have received the prestigious National Merit $2,500 Scholarship for their outstanding academic and extracurricular accomplishments. Two District 211 students are recipients. Fremd High School seniors Soumik Biswas and Soumya Vhasure received National Merit Scholarships. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners are the Finalists in each state judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, ...

Six District 211 Students Earn Perfect Scores on ACT Exam

At its September 12, 2013 meeting, the Board of Education honored six High School District 211 students for achieving a 36, the highest possible composite score, on the ACT exam. These students included Palatine High School student Emma Heckelsmiller, William Fremd High School students Robert Andrews and Soumik Biswas, James B. Conant High School students Glenn Huang and Nikita Pillai, and Hoffman Estates High School student Milan Patel. Three of the six students, Andrews, Biswas, and Pillai, were also recognized by the Board for accomplishing this feat for the second time. The ACT, which is taken by nearly 60 percent of America’s ...

Four D211 Students Earn Highest Score on ACT

Each year, junior and senior students all over the country take the ACT (American College Testing) exam. For many, this test serves as the gateway to making it into their first-choice university or college. The goal is to receive the best composite score possible in the categories of science, mathematics, reading, English, and an optional writing test. Each exam is scored on a scale of 1-36, and a student’s score is the average of the four test scores. Among District 211 students, four students received the highest possible score. Jack Riedy from Palatine High School, Nikita Pillai from James B. Conant High School, and Soumik Biswas and Fiona ...