NAACP DeKalb ACT-SO olympian Zuri Crawford was a winner of a $10,000 scholarship from Lancome. Congratulations for the hard work and effort to be recognized on the national level.
Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o surprised 40 NAACP youth members on stage at the NAACP 113th Convention, awarding each student a $10,000 scholarship. The students received the scholarships during the ACT-SO award ceremony in Atlantic City, NJ, as part of the NAACP’s convention.
ACT-SO is a year-long program targeted at high school students across that country that promotes their growth in disciplines ranging from visual arts and business to performing and culinary arts and provides scholarship opportunities.
Through the NAACP’s partnership with Lancôme, the Write Her Future Scholarship Fund focuses on empowering women through literacy and education, as well as mentoring and entrepreneurship opportunities. SEE FULL STORY