NAACP Celebrates ACT-SO Winners at 30th Annual Student Cultural & Academic Performances

July 8, 2007

Talented young people from a wide array of disciplines were named as national winners in the NAACP’s ACT-SO competitions today. ACT-SO--the Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics--is a major youth initiative of the NAACP.

Gold, silver and bronze medalists were announced during the NAACP's 98h Annual Convention being held in Detroit through Thursday, July 12.

ACT-SO is a yearlong enrichment program designed to recruit, stimulate, improve and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African American high school students. Gold medalists at the local level qualify for the national finals held at the NAACP convention each summer.

This year’s winners by category, their hometown and NAACP branch affiliation follow below:


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