Update: Roy Zhao

Perfect ACT scorer and Wayzata High School senior enters the Big Leagues of physics.

Roy Zhao can add semi-finalist for the 2013 U.S. Physics Team to his college applications. In an exam taken by nearly 4,500 high school students, only 406 qualified as semi-finalists, and Wayzata High School’s Zhao—featured in Plymouth Magazine’s January issue for scoring a perfect ACT—was one of them.Top performers from this semi-final test head to physics camp, in the hopes of making it to the international Olympiad in Denmark; unfortunately, Zhao fell just short of achieving his goal.  “I feel like I gave it my best shot, knowing how that compared to the veterans who have already gone to the physics camp in previous years,” Zhao says. Watch plymouthmag.com for more on Zhao’s results—and updates from what’s sure to be a stellar senior year.