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Emily Schmidt (2000)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2000-06-7

Duration: 00:04:11

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Schmidt, Emily


  • Barton, Ashley Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Schmidt, Emily Interviewee
  • Aucoin, Larry Interviewee
  • Godshall, Laurie Interviewee
  • Leonard, Patrick Interviewee
  • Schmidt, Barbara Interviewee


This segment from the 2000 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Emily Schmidt, a junior at Lafayette High School. Schmidt has endured the notoriety of her father being charged with attempted second degree murder in a nationally publicized case. She maintains a 3.95 grade point average, participates in service clubs and is a member of the Lafayette Parish Superintendent’s Advisory Committee. Hosts: Ashley Barton and Beth Courtney