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Christian Whitton (1996)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: West Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-06-20

Duration: 00:02:48

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | WHITTON, CHRISTIAN


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Botts, Bonny Host
  • Whitton, Christian Interviewee


This segment from the 1996 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Christian Whitton, a student at Lenwil Elementary School in West Monroe. Whitton is an outstanding student, athlete and leader at his school. When a house fire near his school killed two people, Whitton spent his prize money for selling the most candy at his school to buy smoke alarms for his teammates on the football team. Host: Beth Courtney Host: Bonny Botts