ACT-SO is a yearlong scholastic enrichment program where participants flex the most important muscle – the “mind.” Just as an athlete trains before competition, so must the ACT-SO participant with coaches and mentors in preparing for the local competition.
Local NAACP chapters hold programs across the country for students in grades 9-12 in 26 categories that include the sciences, music, and drama to name a few. The gold medal winners of the local levels qualify to compete with other local winners at the National Competition, which is held during the NAACP Annual Convention.
- Computer Science
- Earth & Space Science
- Medicine & Health
- Music Composition
- Short Story New Category!
- Music Instrumental Classical
- Music Instrumental Contemporary
- Music Vocal Classical
- Music Vocal Contemporary
- Filmmaking New Guidelines posted