36 PJ students enter SAT 1400/ACT 31 club


Director of Communications

Pope John XXIII Regional High School



SPARTA — Thirty-six Pope John XXIII Regional High School students recently scored 1400 or above on the SAT or 31 or above on the ACT.

“I’m really proud of our 36 students,” Pope John XXIII Regional High School President Father Kieran McHugh said. “They have used the gifts and abilities that God has given them. They’ve shared these gifts with us and we are so happy for their achievement. These scores will certainly open doors for any university across the country and allow them to succeed at the next level.”

“It’s a true testament to the kids for their hard work in and out of the classroom,” Pope John’s Supervisor of Academic Instruction Mr. Brian Vohden said. “It’s also a testament to our faculty and staff for helping them during their preparation for these big exams.”

The students who eclipsed the 1400-plateau or the 31-mark on the exams that indicates college readiness were: Enam Akasreku, Christopher Biancone, Morgan Blaine, Alyssa Bode, Sarah Brooks, Madison Doherty, Luke Dykstra, Austin Fett, Olivia Gang, Caitlin Hanley, Ryan Hayes, Jacklyn Healy, Yiming (Mike) Huang, Jacob Huhn, Hongyue (Hong) Jin, Christopher Jhong, Cameron Jones, Kevin Kim, Sienna Klotz, Eric Lavin, Chenxuan (Nick) Li, Haoxiang (Kevin) Li, Jakob Makover, Michael Maslowski, Hailey O’Connor, Samuel Peters, Matthew Rose, Gillian Schwesinger, Justin Scott, Sydney Slepian, Jacqueline Thorward, Grace Young, Chong (Stephen) Zhao, Renzhi (Jerry) Zhang, Hunter Gallo and Emily Mundt.

Out of the 36 students listed, the first 34 of them were seniors. Gallo and Mundt are the only juniors on the list.

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