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Baton Rouge Magnet High School junior Priya Balamurugan earned a perfect score of 36 on her ACT exam taken in December.

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Baton Rouge Magnet High School junior Priya Balamurugan earned a perfect score of 36 on her ACT exam taken in December. She is the 15th student from the school to earn a perfect ACT score since 2012.

Priya is active in Mu Alpha Theta, Science Olympiad, Beta Club, Key Club and orchestra. She has not chosen a college yet but plans to study biochemistry and eventually do research or become a doctor.

Her parents are Balamurugan Subramanian and Sreelatha Balamurugan.