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Liam Doyle (2008)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-06-15

Duration: 00:05:30

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Doyle, Liam | People with disabilities


  • Mayon, Cory Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Craig, Susannah Interviewee
  • Menard, Joyce Interviewee
  • Nieheisel, Mary Interviewee
  • Doyle, Liam Interviewee
  • Grefe, Holly Interviewee
  • Richard, Barret Interviewee
  • Handley, Ben Interviewee
  • Welch, John Interviewee
  • Richert, Nick Interviewee


This segment from the 2008 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Liam Doyle, a senior at Lafayette High School. Doyle was born two months premature and is paralyzed. He is an outstanding student, a member of the honor choir, and a performer at state and local music festivals. He also volunteers at Camp Bon Coeur, a camp for children with heart defects, and the Acadiana Therapeutic Riding program for children with special needs. Hosts: Cory Mayon and Beth Courtney