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Dorsey Schroeck (2003)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2003-06-22

Duration: 00:05:08

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Schroeck, Dorsey | People with disabilities


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Spencer, Charles Host
  • Schroeck, Grant Interviewee
  • Schroeck, Shirley Interviewee
  • Schroeck, Al Interviewee
  • Schroeck, Cathy Interviewee
  • Schroeck, Dorsey Interviewee
  • Courville, Mary Ellen Interviewee


This segment from the 2003 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Dorsey Schroeck, an eighth grade student at the Dunham School in Baton Rouge. Schroeck was born with Cerebral Palsy, which has severly affected her motor skills. Despite her physical challenges, she is an honor roll student and an active member of the Girl Scouts. She also helps organize fundraisers for her church and works to increase accessibility for the physically handicapped. Hosts: Beth Courtney and Charles Spencer