Pelicans Read to Achieve

Outstanding Reader Program
Pelicans Outstanding Reader Program honors students that show outstanding effort in reading by recognizing them on-court at halftime during Pelicans games.

ACME Reading Time-outs
Pelicans Reading Time-outs are personal reading sessions held with small groups of students with Pelicans’ players and personalities, local college student-athletes and other community leaders that serve as esteemed storytellers.

“There has been a move towards improving education, but we can’t do it by ourselves. With the Pelicans, it helps us to know that people really care about what’s going on in our schools and with our kids.”
Cheryllyn Branche, Principal, Banneker Elementary School