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South tops on SAT
Forsyth County School Superintendent Buster Evans visits with South Forsyth High students, from left, Veronica Block, Steven Sharpley, Yash Soogoor and Akhila Moturu during a visit to the school Monday. Evans presented the 2013 2400 Challenge Cup and Great Gains Trophy to South, which posted the countys highest average on the SAT. - photo by Jennifer Sami

With a combined average of 1,580 from its five high schools, the Forsyth County school system recently earned the highest SAT score in Georgia.

South Forsyth led the way, posting the county’s highest average to date, at 1,668 out of a possible 2,400 points. That score ranked 11th in the state among individual schools.

School Superintendent Buster Evans and James McCoy, president of the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce, visited the campus on Monday to present the system’s 2013 2400 Challenge Cup and Great Gains Trophy to Principal Jeff Cheney and several students.