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LPB's Louisiana Young Heroes program celebrates exceptional young people who have 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.

Thank you to all who submitted a nomination!

LPB congratulates the 2024 Louisiana Young Heroes!


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 on Louisiana Young Heroes Day, Monday, April 29, 2024. Each Young Hero's story will be featured on Louisiana: The State We're In, Fridays at 7:00 p.m. from April 5 - May 10, on this webpage, and on the Louisiana Young Heroes Facebook page.

Young Heroes program sponsor list containing the logos for the East Baton Rouge Parish Library, the Gale and Tom Benson Charitable Foundation, U.S. Army, Community Coffee, Demco, Origin Baton Rouge.