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LOUISIANA YOUNG HEROES

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Louisiana Public Broadcasting is proud to present the 25th anniversary of the Louisiana Young Heroes Program and to announce the six high school students being recognized as this year’s Louisiana Young Heroes. They are:

  • Anthony Chiasson – 10th grader at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge
  • Lillian DeJean – 12th grader homeschooled in Lafayette
  • Claire Holder – 12th grader at St. Joseph’s Academy in Baton Rouge
  • Caleb Lewis – 12th grader at Northlake Christian School in Covington
  • Riley Marze – 10th grader at Leesville High School in Leesville
  • Garrett Sanders – 12th grader at Hammond High Magnet School in Hammond

The Young Heroes will receive special awards and recognition. Congratulations to you all!

The Louisiana Young Heroes Program is being presented this year with the generous support of the Propane Dealers of Louisiana with the additional sponsorship of Hancock Whitney Bank, Community Coffee, DEMCO and Hotel Indigo.

A Young Hero is defined as an exceptional high school student who has excelled in academics, given significantly of themselves through public service, overcome adversity, exhibited extraordinary heroism, or inspired others through their deeds and strength of character.

Gallery of Past Recipients


Alumni Update 2019



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Our 2020 Young Heroes


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