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Marcie Allen (2002)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: DeRidder, Beauregard Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2002-06-2

Duration: 00:06:31

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Allen, Marcie


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Rainer, Robert Host
  • Allen, Marcie Interviewee
  • Allen, Mary Interviewee
  • Allen, Ted Interviewee
  • Tilgreen, Kermit Interviewee


This segment from the 2002 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Marcie Allen, a senior at East Beauregard High School in DeRidder. During a three-year period, Allen has overcome treatment for a chemical deficiency, a near-fatal car accident, the death of her grandmother, and the loss of her home due to a fire. After months of physical therapy, she is back playing basketball. She is also an honors student. Hosts: Beth Courtney and Robert Rainer