The Riverside NAACP is looking for Competitors

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The NAACP’s Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics Competition 2014

RIVERSIDE, CALIF. — February 12, 2014 Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) is a major youth initiative of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)ACT-SO provides a forum through which youth of African descent demonstrate academic, artistic and scientific prowess and expertise, thereby gaining the same recognition often only reserved for entertainers and athletes.
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.

The Riverside NAACP is looking for high school aged students from grades 9-12 to participate in the ACT-SO 2014 competition. The 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.

The application deadline is February 24, 2014. Mentoring days are March 2, 2014 and March 9, 2014. The local competition will be held on March 16, 2014. Finalists will be eligible to compete at the National Competition July 19- 23 2014 in Las Vegas.

Anyone interested in applying please download an application from the Riverside NAACP website:

Contact: Maudie Wilson Chairperson 951-640 1560, or, Co-Chair: Danielle Willis, 951-733-9626 Email:

Completed Applications should be sent to:
Riverside NAACP- P.O Box 55131- Riverside, CA 92517
Telephone/Fax: (951) 324-9603