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Kari Heideman

Louisiana Young Heroes

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Covington, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-06-14

Duration: 00:03:43

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Heideman, Kari | People with disabilities

Contributors:

  • Menard, Tommy Interviewee
  • Jeansonne, Hana Interviewee
  • Heideman, Walta Interviewee
  • Heideman, Kari Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 2009 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Kari Heideman, a senior at Covington High School. Heideman was born with no arms and short legs. Despite her physical challenges, she uses her feet to write, draw, paint, and play the piano. She is also a gifted student enrolled in advanced placement courses and a school volunteer.