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2003 Competition

Louisiana History Bee



Genre: Event

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2003-06-29

Duration: 00:32:48

Subjects: Education | Louisiana--History | Junior high school students | Savings bonds--United States | Competition


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Yancy, Allegra Producer
  • Albritton, Josh Speaker
  • Eldredge, Christopher Speaker
  • Goodfriend, Justin Speaker
  • Goodman, Collin Speaker
  • Harvey, Chase B. Speaker
  • Lyons, Angelle Speaker
  • Marks, Lauren Speaker
  • Naus, Claire Speaker
  • Prater, Douglas Speaker
  • Turner, Matthew Speaker


This episode of the “Louisiana History Bee” from June 29, 2003, features highlights of Beth Courtney hosting the 2003 statewide competition for junior high students in Louisiana. The participants were: Josh Albritton, 7th grade, from Farmerville Junior High in Farmerville, Louisiana; Christopher Eldredge, 8th grade, from Caddo Middle Magnet in Shreveport, Louisiana; Justin Goodfriend, 7th grade, from W.W. Lewis Middle School in Sulphur, Louisiana; Collin Goodman, 8th grade, from Catholic High of Pointe Coupee in New Roads, Louisiana; Chase B. Harvey, 7th grade, from Evans Middle School in Evans, Louisiana; Angelle Lyons, 8th grade, from Montegut Middle School in Montegut, Louisiana; Lauren Marks, 8th grade, from Church Point Middle in Church Point, Louisiana; Claire Naus, 8th grade, from Southfield School in Shreveport, Louisiana; Douglas Prater, 7th grade, from J.D. Meisler Middle School in Metairie, Louisiana; and Matthew Turner, 7th grade, from Leesville Junior High in Leesville, Louisiana. Each contestant was awarded a U.S. Savings Bond along with the first, second and third place winners receiving an additional savings bond. This program was preserved through a 2022-2023 Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship.