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Joshua Droy (2007)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2007-06-24

Duration: 00:05:05

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Droy, Joshua


  • Price, Shayla Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Droy, Ann Interviewee
  • Hayden, Josh Interviewee
  • Droy, Joshua Interviewee
  • Stewart, Daniel Interviewee
  • Anders, Ryan Interviewee
  • Durham, Heather Interviewee
  • Anders, Debbie Interviewee


This segment from the 2007 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Joshua Droy, a senior at the Dunham School in Baton Rouge. Droy was born with Cerebral Palsy and almost died from a severe flu virus when he was ten. Despite his continuing physical difficulties, he served as a Young Ambassador to Australia, paints houses with Habitat for Humanity, volunteers at a retirement center, and works with children at Greenville Elementary. Hosts: Shayla Price and Beth Courtney