Baton Rouge, LA- Tickets are now available for the Southern University Agricultural Research & Extension Center’s 1st Annual Scholarship Gala themed, “Sowing Seeds for Future 1890 Scholars: Growing the Next Generation.” The gala will be held at L’Auberge Baton Rouge on December 17 beginning at 8 p.m.
All proceeds collected will be used to provide youth with agriculture-related experiences and scholarship support for incoming freshman.
Individual ticket purchases are $50; tables, which seat eight, can be purchased for $400. The price includes dinner and live entertainment.
The gala will also serve as the closing event for the Center’s year-long national celebration of the 125th anniversary of the signing of the Second Morrill Act, which created the 1890 land-grant system.
For additional information or to purchase tickets, contact Renita Marshall or Tiffany Franklin at 225.771.2242.