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Kogut Siblings From Maryland Make Straight A's For 19 Years In A Row

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When Richie Kogut graduated from Marley Middle School last Thursday with three years of straight A's, his parents were proud, but not surprised. For the past 19 years, all six of the Kogut siblings have maintained a streak of straight A's at Marley Middle School in Glen Burnie, Maryland.

"We are very big on reading in our family. We read all the time. I read to my kids every night. My oldest would bring me a stack of 40 books and I'd fall asleep reading to him," mother Maureen Kogut told WBAL-TV.

Last year, Richie's older brother Greg was named valedictorian of Glen Burnie High School's Class of 2011. He is currently studying computer engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

Visit the Maryland Gazette to read the full story.

The Kogut family's astonishing academic record is nearly matched by the Gallego family in New York. Identical twins Jennifer and Jenesis Gallego were named Peekskill High School's 2012 Class Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively.

And in a different type of perfect record, this spring, scores of graduating high school seniors made the news for flawless attendance, including Ciara Cetraro from Kona, Hawaii, Gennessaret Sealy from Montgomery, Alabama, and Brian Boyle from Chester County, Pennsylvania. A flawless attendance record requires nearly 2,000 days of school over 12 years.

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