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Beth Verret

Louisiana Young Heroes

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Patterson, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2000-06-07

Duration: 00:04:14

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Verret, Beth Erin

Contributors:

  • Barton, Ashley Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Verret, Debra Interviewee
  • Callais, Larry Interviewee
  • Verret, Beth Interviewee
  • Brocato, Michael Interviewee
  • Callais, Katherine Interviewee
  • Couture, Cliff Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 2000 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Beth Verret, a freshman at Patterson High School. Verret has been fighting a daily battle with cystic fibrosis since she was five weeks old and is currently on a lung transplant waiting list. Despite frequent hospital visits, she is on the honor roll, plays in the band, takes dance classes, and helps deliver Christmas baskets. Hosts: Ashley Barton and Beth Courtney