Recognizing creative talent and academic achievement.
Youth program nurturing the passion and skills of high school students in STEM, Performance Arts, Visual Arts, and Academics.
Does Your Passion Need a Path?
What is ACT-SO?
Afro-Academic, Cultural Technological, and Scientific Olympics
Afro-Academic, Cultural Technological, and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a youth program under the administrative guidance of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). ACT-SO is a year-long enrichment program designed to encourage high academic and cultural achievement among high school students.
FIND YOUR VOICE
Let's Make Things Happen
ACT-SO was founded in 1977 to recognize and reward African-American high school students. Today, ACT-SO welcomes and celebrates students from all racial backgrounds and ethnicities.
“It is our greatest desire to help you prepare for personal, professional, and financial success.”
ACT-SO State Chair