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LPB announces the call for nominations for the 2024 Louisiana Young Heroes program. A Young Hero is defined as an exceptional young person who has excelled in academics, given significantly of themselves through public service, overcome personal adversity, exhibited extraordinary heroism, or inspired others through their deeds and strength of character to become better students, persons, and citizens.

The nomination period is now open. Submissions are accepted online. The deadline for entries is Sunday, March 3, 2024.

Click HERE for details about questions asked on the nomination form.


Nominees must be:

  • Louisiana students in grades 9-12
  • Enrolled in an academic institution or homeschool program
  • Not older than 18 years of age
  • Previous Young Heroes are not eligible.


The Louisiana Young Heroes will receive special awards and recognition for their achievements. The honorees will be announced on LPB’s weekly news and public affairs program Louisiana: The State We’re In, on the Louisiana Young Heroes Facebook page, and on this page in Spring 2024.