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Zentner aces ACT

Ellie Zentner, a junior at Century High School, earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36.

Zentner, daughter of Jim and Kathi Zentner, plans to attend the University of Nebraska Omaha, then apply to medical school.

About two-tenths of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score, according to ACT Inc.

Anderson achieves

Chris Anderson, an eighth-grader at Shiloh Christian School in Bismarck, has been named a semifinalist by the National Geographical Society.

His parents are Darrin and Joy Anderson.

The National Geographic GeoBee of North Dakota competition is on March 29.

Academic All State

North Dakota Academic All State winners for 2019 include seniors from schools in Bismarck.

Bismarck High School winners are Naomi Hegwood, gold; Canyon Stonecipher and Signe Penn, bronze; and Calvin Karalus, Alexandra Kautzman and Alexus Anderson, honorable mention.

Century High School winners are Carly Palmer, Olyvia Bender, Ryan Anderson and Doug Welsch, gold; Luke Murdoff, silver; and Evan Dramko, bronze.

Legacy High School winners are Cole Herbel, gold; Grant Gader, silver; and Isaiah Germolus, Logan Kjos and Hailey Wanner, honorable mention.

Matthew Reep, a Shiloh Christian School student, also was a winner.

Students are nominated by high school principals with selection based on grade-point averages, ACT or SAT scores, extracurricular activities, community involvement and leadership qualities.

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