By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARMONY, Pa. (KDKA) – A Seneca Valley senior got perfect scores on both of his college admission exams.

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Liam Volk-Klos got a 1600 on the SAT and a 36 on the ACT, the district said on Facebook.

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Out of the two million students who take the SAT every year, the district said only about 500 earn the highest score. It’s also a feat to get a 36 on the ACT. Out of the 1.67 million students who took it in 2020, Seneca Valley said only about 5,600 got the top composite score.

In a post on the district’s Facebook page, Volk-Klos thanked his teachers as well as his parents, giving his dad a shoutout for getting him into reading, which he cites as the sources of his success.

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“We would like to congratulate as well as celebrate such a rare and distinguished accomplishment,” said Seneca Valley Senior High School Principal Bob Ceh on Facebook. “The wealth of knowledge and problem-solving ability that is required to score a perfect on both exams is something that is hardly ever seen in high schools.”