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Janeen Brinson

Louisiana Young Heroes

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2000-06-07

Duration: 00:03:22

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Brinson, Janeen Lenore | People with disabilities

Contributors:

  • Barton, Ashley Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Brinson, Willie Interviewee
  • Brinson, Linda Interviewee
  • Weeks, Vickie Interviewee
  • Chandler, Patti Interviewee
  • Brinson, Janeen Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 2000 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Janeen Brinson, an eighth grade student at Calvin High School in Winnfield. Despite being confined to a wheelchair since she was five years old, Brinson is first in her class, a member of the Pep Squad, and a championship wheelchair racer. Hosts: Ashley Barton and Beth Courtney