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Dee Starr

Louisiana Young Heroes

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1997-06-19

Duration: 00:04:54

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Starr, Dee Jonette

Contributors:

  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Osborn, Earl Interviewee
  • Starr, Lizzie Interviewee
  • Starr, Dee Interviewee
  • Powell, Ruby Interviewee
  • Lloyd, Monica Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 1997 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Dee Starr, a student at Wossman High School in Monroe. Starr is an outstanding student, who has overcome major difficulties in her personal and family life. Because she advanced directly from the eighth to the tenth grade, she is graduating after only three years of high school. Host: Beth Courtney