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Shakeisha Coleman (2006)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2006-06-18

Duration: 00:05:45

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Coleman, Shakeisha


  • Parker, Brittany Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Coleman, Shakeisha Interviewee
  • Holmes-Rhine, Stephanie Interviewee
  • Dill, Karen Interviewee
  • Johnson, Colton Interviewee
  • McKinley, Shaniqua Interviewee


This segment from the 2006 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Shakeisha Coleman, a sophomore at Loyola College Prep in Shreveport. Coleman suffered a brain aneurysm while volunteering at an evacuee shelter after Hurricane Katrina. After successful brain surgery and a lengthy recovery, she is back at school and volunteering her time for school and church activities. She has been nominated to attend the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine this summer. Hosts: Brittany Parker and Beth Courtney