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The Louisiana Young Heroes program announces the 2021 Heroes on Louisiana: The State We're In

The 2021 Louisiana Young Heroes Announcement (Click Here)

LPB is proud to announce the six high school students being recognized as this year’s Louisiana Young Heroes. Now in its 26th year, LPB’s Young Heroes program celebrates the achievements of students who have inspired those around them, and have devoted their time, talents, and energy to making their communities better places.

The 2021 Louisiana Young Heroes (Click Here)

This year’s Louisiana Young Heroes are:

Jackson Cantrell of Mandeville – 12th grader at Mandeville High School

Kathryn “Lexie” Davis of Hammond – 12th grader at Ponchatoula High School

Ivory Gipson of Baton Rouge – 12th grader at Northeast High School

Elliott Gomes of New Orleans – 9th grader at Benjamin Franklin High School

Hannah Lewis of DeRidder – 12th grader at Louisiana School for Math, Science, and The Arts

Michael Vizena of Elizabeth – 10th grader at Elizabeth High School

Click each name for full bio!

The Louisiana Young Heroes Program is being presented this year with the generous support of AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, the U.S. Army, Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion, Community Coffee, and East Baton Rouge Parish Library with additional support from Hotel Indigo and DEMCO. You will see stories about each Young Hero on Louisiana: The State We’re In in the coming weeks. Congratulations to you all!


Watch the 2020 Program Here

Gallery of Past Recipients

Alumni Update 2019

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