The NAACP's ACT-So Local Competition Set for April 12, 2015

April 3, 2015

April 3, 2015
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Natasha Ferguson, Communications/PR Chair
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 The NAACP’s Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics Local Competition Set for April 12, 2015 

RIVERSIDE, CALIF. – April 3, 2014 – The Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO)division of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Riverside Branch will be holding its local competition on Sunday, April 12, 2015  from 3 to 5 p.m. ACT-SO is a major youth initiative of theNAACP that provides a forum through which youth of African descent demonstrate academic, artistic and scientific prowess and expertise. ACT-SO is rooted in the firm conviction that all students can succeed and compete at the same or superior levels as their counterparts in classrooms, boardrooms and laboratories across this nation and abroad.

All high school students from grades 9-12 are invited to participate in the ACT-SO 2015 competition, which will be held Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the La Sierra Senior Center located at 5215 La Sierra Ave., Riverside, Calif. 92503. The local competition serves to showcase the hard working students who want to participate and show off their skills in the following categories: Science, Humanities, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Business. 

Finalists will move on to compete on July 9-12, 2015 at the NAACP 106th Annual Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

For more info please contact:
Régan Pope | (951) 323-8306 |


“If you can, ACT-SO”