ACT-SO (NCAACP youth initiative)
Applications are due by January 10, 2014
NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, and Scientific Olympics program.
WHAT IS ACT-SO?
· This is a national competition, with 27 competition categories’ including the Sciences, Humanities, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Business.
· Each students can compete in UP TO THREE AREAS
· Past ACT-SO participants include actors Anthony Anderson and Jada Pinkett-Smith, film makes John Singleton and recording artist Kanye West
Who is eligible?
Students of African descent ,who are US citizens, enrolled in grades 9-12, amateurs in their categories’ of competition.
What are the benefits of participation?
- The learning experience, enrichment, mentoring, opportunities to connect with leaders in the community
- Scholarship opportunities
- The chance to compete at the national level in Las Vegas