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Alicia Ketcham (1997)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1997-06-19

Duration: 00:04:12

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Ketcham, Alicia | People with disabilities


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Ketcham, Alicia Interviewee
  • Ketcham, Karen Interviewee
  • McGee, Babbi Interviewee
  • Smith, Wanda Interviewee


This segment from the 1997 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Alicia Ketcham, a student at Byrd High School in Shreveport. Even though Cerebral Palsy has left Ketcham unable to speak or control her limbs, it has not stopped her from pursuing her high school diploma, writing poetry, or being an inspiration to other physically challenged students. Host: Beth Courtney