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Sky View Senior Scores Perfect 36 On ACT

A senior at Sky View High School scored a 36 on his ACT — the highest score possible.

Joseph Marshall, 17, said the first time he took the test he scored a 32. He took the test again in September to try and score a 34 so he could qualify for a full-ride scholarship to Utah State University. When he found out he scored a perfect 36, Marshall said he was surprised.


“I did not expect it to be that high,” he said. “I was expecting I’d get a little bit better, but not all the way.” Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.