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Tara Hinds (2000)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2000-06-7

Duration: 00:03:43

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Hinds, Tara Michelle


  • Barton, Ashley Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Hinds, Tara Interviewee
  • Hinds, Crystal Interviewee
  • Hinds, John Interviewee
  • Junius, Jorinda Interviewee
  • Butler, Michelle Interviewee


This segment from the 2000 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Tara Hinds, a junior at Mount Carmel Academy in New Orleans. Hines has undergone 33 surgeries because of a congenital eye disorder and a heart problem. Despite her physical difficulties, she is an outstanding student, sings in four choirs and performs musical theater. She has also volunteered over 200 hours and initiated a music program at Children’s Hospital. Hosts: Ashley Barton and Beth Courtney