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Robert Vincent (1996)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Erath, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-06-20

Duration: 00:03:08

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | VINCENT, ROBERT


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Botts, Bonny Host
  • Vincent, Robert Interviewee
  • Landry, Garolyn Interviewee
  • Doucette, Wilfred Interviewee
  • Boudreaux, Evelyn Interviewee


This segment from the 1996 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Robert Vincent, a student at Erath High School. Despite having muscular dystrophy, Vincent maintains a grade point average over 3.5, is a school leader and volunteers at the local museum. In addition, he almost single-handedly raised $60,000 to build a new track at his school. Host: Beth Courtney Host: Bonny Botts