The Louisiana ACT Council awarded 29 Leesville High School students with the “Louisiana Student Achievement Award” for their performance on the PLAN (the Pre-ACT) Assessment.

The students were recognized for being on target to meet or exceed the ACT's College Readiness Benchmarks by graduation in English, mathematics, reading and science. The ACT Assessment is the college admissions test that is accepted by all colleges nationwide.


The Louisiana ACT Council awarded 29 Leesville High School students with the “Louisiana Student Achievement Award” for their performance on the PLAN (the Pre-ACT) Assessment.
The students were recognized for being on target to meet or exceed the ACT's College Readiness Benchmarks by graduation in English, mathematics, reading and science. The ACT Assessment is the college admissions test that is accepted by all colleges nationwide.
The students receiving this recognition from the Louisiana ACT Council are: Garrett Albert, Joseph Andrade, Chaylee Arellano, Joshua Bright, Brianna Concannon, Matthew Creasey, Sarah Dantzler,Taylor Emmons, Sean Grady, Devon Griffin, Brittany Hagan, Austin Harvey, Darian Hutchinson, Emily Jackson, Reagan Koury, Karsen Kreps, Ryan Little, Neil Marklund, Dalton Matthai, Destinee Miller, Christopher Nicholson, Jr., Bryce Parker, Terry Pittman, Dillan Rider, Mary Kate Segura, Justin Stanford, Joshua Strothers, Aaron Stuart and Boris Ward.
According to Karen Pennell, ACT assistant vice president and Southwest regional manager, the Louisiana ACT Council recognizes students who are making significant strides to prepare for college by taking rigorous courses and meeting the benchmarks. Pennell also stated they recognize that their achievements are the result of a strong commitment by Leesville High School teachers, staff, administrators and parents to increase college readiness.