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Alexis Bauer (2016)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-04-11

Duration: 00:05:55

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Bauer, Alexis | People with disabilities


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Waguespack, Tom Host
  • Landry, Selene Interviewee
  • Sexton, Wendy Interviewee
  • Bauer, Alexis Interviewee
  • Brown, Ken Interviewee


This segment from the 2016 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Alexis Bauer, a sophomore at Sam Houston High School in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Bauer was born with high functioning cerebral palsy. She maintains a 4.0 grade point average and is an anti-bullying advocate with her school’s suicide prevention program. Her profile includes interviews with: Selene Landry, her teacher; Wendy Sexton, her mother; and Ken Brown, her teacher. Hosts: Tom Waguespack and Beth Courtney