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Craig Young

Louisiana Young Heroes

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-06-14

Duration: 00:03:53

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Young, Craig Anthony | Boys Hope Girls Hope

Contributors:

  • LeBlanc, Sherie Interviewee
  • Young, Craig Interviewee
  • Monjure, JoAnn Interviewee
  • Dicharry, Suzanne Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 2009 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Craig Young, a senior at Catholic High School in Baton Rouge. At age eleven, Young lost his mother after a long battle with brain cancer. He is now a part of the Boys Hope program, which provides him with a safe home environment and a school scholarship. Young is an excellent student, a football player, and a member of the student ministry. He also volunteers his time as a soccer and basketball coach for special needs children and serves as a mentor to the other residents at Boys Hope.