Tilghman Student Achieves Perfect ACT Score
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - Paducah Tilghman High School junior Paige Lauren Kight recently earned a perfect 36 composite score on the March ACT.

Historically, fewer than 4 of every 1,000 test takers nationwide earn a perfect score. 

"Paige has been an academic force throughout her years at Clark, Paducah Middle, and now at Tilghman," said Tilghman Principal Allison Stieg. "She is a voracious reader, a gifted writer, and a critical thinker. Given her unparalleled work ethic and her thirst for knowledge, it came as no surprise to me that she aced the ACT. She is well-positioned to start her senior year and I have no doubt that her college application process will be an exciting one."

Lauren is an AP Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, and a member of the Varsity Academic Team. She is a member of PTHS' Band of Blue, a member of the Paducah Symphony Youth Choir, and is active in the 4-H Sewing Club and PTHS' Sustainability Club. Paige Lauren is also a Youth Advisor for

She was named a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar in 7th grade, a designation that follows her through high school and her undergraduate career. 

Paige is the daughter of Kelly and Robert Kight.

Published 11:56 AM, Friday Apr. 02, 2021
Updated 12:19 PM, Saturday Apr. 03, 2021



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