10 Perfect “800” SAT Scores at Westfield High School

Test was administered in October.

Ten Westfield High School students have achieved perfect scores of 800 on the SAT exam administered in October 2012:  They include (l-r first row): Steven Lee – Math 2; Lucia Liu – Math 2; Rebecca Zhang – Math; Lillian Burtness – Math 2; and Christopher Ick – Math 2; and (l-r second row): Eric Oberman – Reading; Adam Lupicki – Physics; Zachary Jaffee – Math; and Max Shin – Math.  Not pictured is Kyra Sagal – Math.

Westfield High School Principal, Peter Renwick, personally commended each student for outstanding achievement, stating “It speaks volumes about your abilities and your commitment to education.”


Stephanie Gans December 07, 2012 at 07:53 PM
Taking nothing away from these kids- Its always sad when we only focus on the "Perfect Score" and not the whole child. Way too much emphasis on grades and standardized tests in our society when we all know none of that really matters in the "real" world. Again- no disrespect to these kids who clearly worked hard to reach this goal.
Corinne Petersen December 08, 2012 at 03:54 PM
I totally agree.
Concerned Resident December 09, 2012 at 08:03 PM
Not withstanding the prior comments, lets keep in mind that those who perform at this level on these tests are for the most part the same students who excel in the c classroom. All the results of hard work and commitment. We acknowledge achievements in sports so why not this too. And many who perform well on these tests do in fact move on to achieve great things in college and the real word. Only those that didn't do so feel a need to say that these results don't matter. If they didn't then why do so many people take the test?
Linda Kaye February 15, 2013 at 01:07 PM
Of great importance is to begin studying months before the SAT and work regularly and consistently. Learning the grammar rules, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing essay skills– each is a time consuming endeavor. Also, use a book which includes detailed answer explanations so that the student is able to enhance skills by learning from inevitable mistakes. I use Barrons and McGraw-Hill with my tutorees. www.tutormaven.com


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