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Hien Nguyen

Louisiana Young Heroes

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Belle Chasse, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-07-14

Duration: 00:04:20

Subjects: Nguyen, Hien | Louisiana Young Heroes

Contributors:

  • Nguyen, Hien Interviewee
  • Hotard, Daina Interviewee
  • Vo, Kim Interviewee
  • Ulbrich, Sean Interviewee
  • Schilling, Douglas Interviewee
  • Carlone, Jemi Interviewee
  • Nguyen, Trinh Interviewee
  • Lam, Hung Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 2010 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Hien Nguyen, a senior at Belle Chasse High School. Nguyen has overcome several obstacles in her life, including homelessness, cancer, and the destruction of her home during Hurricane Katrina. She is in the top five of her class, a member of the Beta Club, and a Peer Support Leader. She also works a part-time job to help support her family.