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Toni Chimento (2005)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2005-06-26

Duration: 00:03:41

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Chimento, Toni | People with disabilities


  • Parker, Brittany Host
  • Chimento, Kevin Interviewee
  • Chimento, Robin Interviewee
  • Chimento, Toni Interviewee
  • Walsh, Ryan Interviewee
  • Semere, Lisa Interviewee
  • Williams, Byron Interviewee
  • Pittman, Jean Interviewee
  • Taylor, Bonita Interviewee
  • Anderson, Cecelia Interviewee


This segment from the 2005 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Toni Chimento, a senior at Salmen High School in Slidell. Despite having Spina Bifida, Chimento is an excellent student, a member of the Salmen High Sunshine Generation, the team manager for the girls’ basketball team, a wheelchair athlete, and an active participant in the Girl Scouts. Host: Brittany Parker