ACT-SO Has Arrived in Clark County!
The goals of ACT-SO are:
To mobilize the adult community for the promotion of academic and artistic excellence.
To recognize creative talent and academic achievement.
To provide and assist students with the necessary skills to establish goals and acquire the confidence and
training to make a successful contribution to society.
What is ACT-SO?
The NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) program is designed to
recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school
ACT-SO allows students to compete in STEM, humanities, business, performing, visual and culinary arts for
scholarship awards. Almost 300,000 young people have participated in the program since its inception over forty
years ago. Famous alumni include John Singleton, Jada Pinkette- Smith and Roy Hargrove.