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Morgan Chustz (2001)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2001-06-10

Duration: 00:04:49

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Chustz, Morgan


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Thomas, Elizabeth "Boo" Host
  • Frazier, Ellen Interviewee
  • Chustz, Levie Interviewee
  • Chustz, Morgan Interviewee
  • Chustz, Michael Interviewee
  • Piper, J.P. Interviewee
  • Adare, Jim Interviewee
  • Wilson, Nancy Interviewee


This segment from the 2001 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Morgan Chustz, a senior at The Dunham School in Baton Rouge. Chustz has survived a life-threatening brain tumor and another brain fungal infection. Despite all of her missed time from school, she is on the honor roll, the senior class president, and a member of the All-District Choir, National Honor Society and Beta Club. She also donates her time to the Children’s Miracle Network and Dreams Come True. Hosts: Beth Courtney and Elizabeth “Boo” Thomas