Sanai and Paige competed in ACT-SO on April 9, 2022, at the RMU John Jay Center. Sanai earned a gold medal in the classical instrumental category, while Paige earned silver medals in engineering and computer science. Mr. Carter Spruill, the Coraopolis NAACP President and local ACT-SO organizer, presented the trophies and awards to Sanai and Paige at school. In June, the young women and their families will be invited to a formal celebration.
QV Students Honored at Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics
Congratulations to Paige Frank and Sanai Horne, who recently performed in the first annual ACT-SO (Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics) competition sponsored by the Coraopolis NAACP. ACT-SO is a year-long achievement program designed to recognize, prepare, and reward African-American youth who exemplify academic and artistic excellence. Since ACT-SO's inception in 1976, more than 350,000 young people have participated in the program nationwide. The event includes 33 STEM, humanities, entrepreneurship, performing arts, visual arts, and culinary arts competitions.