is an NAACP youth program designed to encourage high academic and cultural achievement among underserved minority high school students.
winners; Metro Plan amendments for I-5 detour bridge.
awards; joint public hearing with Eugene and Springfield city councils on exception to Statewide Planning Goal 15 (Willamette Greenway) to allow construction of bridge detour on Interstate 5 freeway near Glenwood.
It's why he's active in ACTSO
, a national academic competition for black teens, and the local chapter of the NAACP.
ACTSO, sponsored by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, promotes academic excellence among black youths by pairing them with mentors in various fields.
NAACP Photo Kelly Lee's painting won a gold medal at the ACTSO competition.
Students who cleaned up in the local Afro-Academic Cultural Technological and Scientific Olympics earlier this year are gearing up for the national competition in July - but that's in Houston, and that means an expensive trip, said Terry Leary, an ACTSO