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Nevaeh De Jesus, Senior, Lowell High School - Gold Medal- Poetry Written Yvangi Jacques, 11th Grade, Avon Middle High School - Silver Medal- Earth ScienceKyle Denny, 11th Grade, Milton High School - Silver Medal - Chemistry Brooklynn Massó, 10th Grade, Boston Latin Academy - Silver Medal - Dance Contemporary (Tap)

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ACT-SO includes 30 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.

The NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics is a year-long achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among African-American high school students.

  • Mentoring program for 9-12 graders runs from January-April, 2024.

  • Local ACT-SO competition will be held April 27, 2024 at West Middle High School Brockton MA

  • National ACT-SO competition will be in Las Vegas, NV July 12-17, 2024 .  

  • Our 2024 local winners will compete against other students for $50,000 in prizes at the National ACT-SO Conference this summer.

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The Brockton NAACP branch would like to congratulate this year's local  and National ACT-SO Medalist winners on their participation in this year's local and National ACT-SO Conference.  Continue to do great work and you will always shine.

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Attention Interested Students for 2024 Competing Year: Download the student application below today to participate!

ACT-SO Student Application 2023-2024

 ACT-SO Student Categories

ACT-SO Fact Sheet

This is a great opportunity for your children or grandchildren!

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