Bloomington-Normal ACT-SO


ACT-SO is an acronym for Academic, Cultural, Technological Scientific Olympics. It is a yearlong enrichment program designed to recruit, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among high school students. The program centers around the dedication and commitment of community volunteers and business leaders; to serve as mentors and coaches to promote academic and artistic excellence among students. There are 32 categories of competition in the areas of STEM, humanities, performing arts, visual arts, business, and culinary arts.

2019 ACT-SO Gold Medalists


2019 ACT-SO Medalists


Gold Medalists:

Jackie Alzebdieh – BHS – Poetry Written

Jess Bynum – NCHS – Filmmaking

Yasimine Hamilton – BHS – Dance

Alexander Phillips – BHS – Oratory

Aniya Thompson – NCHS – Music Vocal Contemporary

Silver Medalists:

Rozilyn Alzebdieh – BHS – Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture

Bronze Medalists:

Keajia Hardin – NCHS – Culinary Arts: Acting

Alexander Phillips – BHS – Dramatic Arts: Acting

Aniya Thompson – NCHS – Dramatics

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