Cornelius Tilton Awarded the Palmes Académiques [fr]
December 15, 2015, in recognition of his extraordinary contribution and devotion to the education of French language and culture, Reverend Cornelius Tilton, President of the Board at Audubon Charter School, was named a chevalier in the Order of the Academic Palms. A moving ceremony was held at the Residence of France in New Orleans, in the presence of Mr. Tilton’s colleagues, family and friends.
The Consulate General of France in Louisiana thanks Rev. Tilton for his unfailing commitment to France. French is not a foreign language in Louisiana!