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Travis Torrance

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1998-10-23

Duration: 00:04:14

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Torrance, Travis Alexander


  • Barton, Ashley Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Ferrand, Raymond Interviewee
  • Soleto, Joell Interviewee
  • Mandal, Phyllis Interviewee
  • Torrance, Travis Interviewee
  • Garrett, Chrissy Interviewee


This segment from the 1998 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Travis Torrance, a senior at Bonnabel High School in Kenner. Currently ranked second in his class, he is the president of the student body, District II Governor for Mu Alpha Theta, a group leader for the Peer Mediation Team and the news anchor for the campus television station. He was also recognized with a letter of accommodation from the National Achievement Scholarship program for ranking in the top 5% of African American students in the country taking the PSAT test. Hosts: Ashley Barton and Beth Courtney