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Youth Challenge Program (1997)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Pineville, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1997-10-03

Duration: 00:08:59

Subjects: Education | High school dropouts | Camp Beauregard (La.) | Louisiana. National Guard


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Barnes, Charlie Interviewee
  • Lee, Matthew Interviewee
  • Bynog, Christy Interviewee
  • Stiefvater, Robert Interviewee
  • Oliver, Elizabeth Interviewee
  • Harris, Terrance Interviewee
  • Beys, George Interviewee
  • Stroud, Ansel Interviewee
  • Bordelon, Timothy Interviewee


This segment from the October 3, 1997, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the success of the Youth Challenge Program, a military-style boot camp for high school dropouts run by the Louisiana National Guard at Camp Beauregard in Pineville. He interviews: Charlie Barnes, cadet; Matthew Lee, cadet; Christy Bynog, cadet; Robert Stiefvater, assistant commandant; Elizabeth Oliver, education coordinator; Terrance Harris, cadet; George Beys, cadet; General Ansel Stroud of the Louisiana National Guard; and Timothy Bordelon, cadet. Host: Robert Collins