The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics is a yearlong achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.
ACT-SO includes 26 categories of competition in the sciences, humanities, business, and performing and visual arts. More than 260,000 young people have participated from the program since its inception.
Day one of ACT-SO and the kick-off press conference in Philadelphia.
Over 600 youth from around the country participated in ACT-SO nationally, the awards show honored the participants in Las Vegas, NV.
In case you missed it, watch a playback of this year's ACT-SO Award show in Orlando, Florida at the NAACP National Convention.
NAACPConnect is the social networking hub for all of the youth and young adults in the NAACP to interact! This is the place for the brightest and best African-Americans to showcase their talents, share best practices, ignite social change and build the best future possible.