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Nevada City teen gets perfect SAT score

Melissa McCreery recently took the SAT and received a perfect score of 1600 (800 on each the verbal and math sections). She is currently a junior at Loretto High School in Sacramento (a Catholic high school). She lives in Nevada City with her family and will turn 17 later this month.

She has three younger brothers, two of whom attend Mount Saint Mary’s School in Grass Valley. She is very involved in her school’s Mock Trial team as a pretrial attorney. She has been on her school’s Water Polo and Swim teams since freshman year and set a league record for the 100-yard butterfly her freshman year.

During the summer, she lifeguards and coaches the Orcas Swim Team at Memorial Pool. She is on the leadership team for the Flight Youth Group at St. Patrick’s Church. Her favorite subjects are math and science, but she also loves Shakespeare and American history.



She is currently planning on applying to MIT and Dartmouth for college.


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