Local competition of the Pasadena/Duarte NAACP Academic Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics of the mind (ACT-SO) for African-American youth
More than 50 students from throughout the San Gabriel Valley are expected to compete in over 25 categories including biology, math, and original essay.
ACT-SO, founded in 1978 by renowned author and journalist Vernon Jarrett, is an enrichment program designed to recruit, stimulate, improve and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among those self-identifying as African-American high school students. Youth who achieve a gold medal in their category will proceed to the national competition held prior the 110th annual NAACP Convention in July at the Cobo Convention Center in Detroit, Michigan.
For program information or to serve as a judge or mentor, contact Marilyn Mays at (626) 303-0863, ext. 402 or via email at email@example.com