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Eagle Scout Ian Woldt (2010)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Uganda

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-10-08

Duration: 00:07:29

Subjects: Woldt, Ian | Eagle Scouts | BOY SCOUTS | Uganda


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Woldt, Ian Interviewee
  • Woldt, Dan Interviewee
  • Girouard, Fay Interviewee
  • Jesperson, Carsten Interviewee


This segment from the October 8, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s report on the Eagle Scout project of 15-year-old Ian Woldt. Whinham reports that Woldt raised $6,000 and traveled to East Africa for five weeks during the summer to install a water system and deliver pediatric medical equipment to a baby house in Uganda. Whinham interviews: Ian Woldt; Dan Woldt, his father; Fay Girourd, a Ugandan missionary; and Carsten Jesperson, the executive director of Uganda Childcare. They discuss Woldt’s trip to Uganda and the impact of his project on the baby house. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford