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Jennifer Pierre (2001)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2001-06-10

Duration: 00:04:49

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Pierre, Jennifer


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Thomas, Elizabeth "Boo" Host
  • Pierre, Jennifer Interviewee
  • Pierre, Heather Interviewee
  • Chauvin, Ken Interviewee
  • Jones, Tonya Interviewee
  • Bruno, Jimeca Interviewee


This segment from the 2001 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Jennifer Pierre of Lafayette, a junior at Carencro High School. During her mother’s frequent hospitalizations, Pierre acts as the head of her household. Even though she works a part-time job, she maintains a 3.0 grade point average and participates in several school clubs. Hosts: Beth Courtney and Elizabeth “Boo” Thomas