NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological, and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a program for students of African descent ,who are US citizens, enrolled in grades 9-12, amateurs in their categories’ of competition. The program is designed to be a learning experience, enrichment, mentoring, opportunities to connect with leaders in the community with scholarship opportunities and
· the chance to compete at the national level in Las Vegas.
· Applications are due by January 10, 2014
· There is a Student Orientation for those accepted on January 25, 2014
· 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.
· Contact ACTSOJAX@yahoo.com
I If you are interested in an application, see Ms. Sasan in guidance.