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Mary-Brent Brown (2008)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-06-15

Duration: 00:04:47

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Brown, Mary-Brent


  • Mayon, Cory Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Tate, Robert Interviewee
  • Brown, Stacy Interviewee
  • Brown, Mary-Brent Interviewee
  • Brown, Brent Interviewee
  • Stein, Cheryl Interviewee
  • Bilbe, Mitch Interviewee
  • Sciortono, Jodi Interviewee
  • Brown, Beverly Interviewee


This segment from the 2008 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Mary-Brent Brown, a seventh grade student at Kehoe-France Northshore in Covington. Brown formed a non-profit organization with her sister called Kids Wanna Help to give children an opportunity to raise money for charities helping sick children while also building the self-esteem of the participants. A Kids Wanna Help fundraiser for pediatric leukemia raised $11,000. Brown is also president of the student council, captain of the cheerleaders, and a participant in gymnastics and volleyball. She is also a published author and was selected as one of five “Angels Among Us” by Inside Northshore Magazine. Hosts: Cory Mayon and Beth Courtney