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This year’s honorees will receive a $1,000 tuition assistance grant!

Louisiana Public Broadcasting and the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge are looking for the 2019 Louisiana Young Heroes. A Young Hero is an exceptional young person who has excelled in academics, given significantly of themselves through public service, overcome adversity, or inspired others through their deeds and strength of character. Nominations are now being accepted for the 24th annual Louisiana Young Heroes. Nominees must be Louisiana students enrolled in an academic institution or homeschool program, and cannot be older than 18 years of age. Nominations and supporting materials are submitted through the online form at Previous winners are not eligible. The deadline for entries is November 30, 2018. Louisiana Young Heroes Day will be Monday, April 15, 2019. This year’s honorees will receive a $1,000 tuition assistance grant and other special awards. To read more about the Louisiana Young Heroes awards, or to submit a nomination, go to

For more information, call Kathy Scherer at (800) 272-8161, ext. 4274 or (225) 767-4274 or email

Published: August 31, 2018