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Northdale Magnet Academy (1987)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-02-20

Duration: 00:16:02

Subjects: Education | High school dropouts | Northdale Magnet Academy (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Suire, Harold Interviewee
  • Helire, Leroy Interviewee
  • Thomas, Arthur Interviewee
  • Deemer, Lettimarie Interviewee
  • Gonzalez, Diana Interviewee
  • Bowlin, Maxie Interviewee
  • Wingard, David Interviewee
  • Spivey, Sherrie Interviewee


This segment from the February 20, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton’s profile of Northdale Magnet Academy, an alternative high school for high school dropouts and potential dropouts, which offers counseling services and vocational education. He interviews: Harold Suire of the Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce; Leroy Helire, principal; Arthur Thomas, junior; Lettimarie Deemer, sophomore; Diana Gonzalez, sophomore; Maxie Bowlin, senior; David Wingard, sophomore; and Sherrie Spivey, instructor.