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Nicole Torres

Louisiana Young Heroes

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Zwolle, Sabine Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-30

Duration: 00:03:30

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Torres, Nicole Marie

Contributors:

  • Walker, Sheila Interviewee
  • Stewart, Jennifer Interviewee
  • Meshell, Whitney Interviewee
  • Torres, Nicole Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 2011 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Nicole Torres, a freshman at Zwolle High School. Torres has overcome difficulties in her personal life, including a recent stay at a domestic abuse shelter with her mother and brother. She has raised thousands of dollars for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and collected food, clothes, and toys for the Taylor House. She also helps care for her younger brother, who is autistic.