It’s been nearly 20 years since Entergy’s former CEO, the late Wayne Leonard, saw the critical need for businesses to support childhood education programs and organizations. Through an economic study, we found that every dollar spent on high-quality early childhood education returns $9 in benefits to society.
The innovative educational program that debuted at Hamilton on Broadway will continue in New Orleans on Friday, March 29, when more than 2,600 students and teachers from 41 high schools attend a matinee performance of the musical at the Saenger Theatre. The Hamilton producers are making tickets for this educational partnership available for $70, $60 of which is subsidized in part by a grant from Entergy Corporation.
The Entergy Community Power Scholarship program reinforces Entergy's commitment to powering life in the areas we serve by helping young people prepare to contribute to their communities through volunteerism and service.
Support from the Entergy Charitable Foundation has helped New Schools for Baton Rouge respond to the community’s demand for excellence in public education by helping transform underperforming schools in the capital city.
Stipe and other volunteers staffed Entergy’s booth at the third annual Hands-On STEM Educational Day. Thousands of students attended the event held at the baseball stadium now known as The Shrine on Airline.