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Jennifer Harris (1999)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-07-6

Duration: 00:04:03

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Harris, Jennifer


  • Barton, Ashley Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Harris, Jennifer Interviewee


This segment from the 1999 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Jennifer Harris, a junior at Cabrini High School in New Orleans. When her mother was diagnosed with cancer and later had a difficult pregnancy, Harris supported her family. She is a member of the National Honor Society and cross country team. She also mentors her fellow students and volunteers at a soup kitchen, the local hospital, and at a summer Bible camp. Hosts: Ashley Barton and Beth Courtney