Free Admission for Taylor/Audubon Students and Families

2013-11-06
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 6, 2013
Contact: Katie Smith
Office 504-378-2693
Cell 504-278-0542
 
Audubon Nature Institute Rewards Louisiana's Best and Brightest
Free Admission for Taylor/Audubon Students and Families
November 30, 2013
 
(New Orleans, La.) – Louisiana’s best students and their families are rewarded for good grades on November 30, 2013. 
 
Taylor/Audubon Students and Scholars, along with their parents or guardians and two family members or friends, may visit selected Audubon attractions FREE of charge on November 30.
 
Audubon Nature Institute partners with The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation and New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) to reward students’ exceptional work. The Taylor Plan motivates high school students to earn a state-funded, merit-based opportunity to further their education. Students earn college tuition by meeting core curriculum, standardized test scores and grade point average requirements in high school. 
 
Taylor/Audubon Students (GPA 2.5 or above) may visit Audubon Aquarium of the AmericasAudubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium, and New Orleans Museum of Art
 
Taylor/Audubon Scholars (GPA 3.0 or above) may visit Audubon Aquarium of the AmericasAudubon Butterfly Garden & InsectariumAudubon Zoo and New Orleans Museum of Art. Students are encouraged to make the most of Taylor Family Free Day by logging on to www.AudubonInstitute.org/calendar and viewing the chat and feed schedule for November 30.
 
“We believe Audubon attractions are the best places for young people to learn about the wonders of nature,” said 
Audubon Nature Institute President and CEO Ron Forman. “We can’t wait to open our doors to Louisiana’s brightest high school students on November 30. We’re expecting great things from this exceptional group of students in the future.”

 
In the 2012/2013 school year, nearly 178,000 students across Louisiana earned Taylor Students and Scholars benefits, including memberships to Audubon attractions and New Orleans Museum of Art valued at more than $200 per student.
 
Please visit auduboninstitute.org/taylor for details. Students should check in at the membership window with their Taylor Card for admittance into the attractions.
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Audubon Nature Institute
Audubon Nature Institute is a family of ten museums and parks dedicated to nature. We serve our visitors, our community and our world as an educational resource, an environmental guardian, a leader in economic development and a venue for family entertainment under the leadership of CEO Ron Forman. The success of the Audubon family is in the individual strengths of its facilities. Working together, they create a bright future for generations to come.
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