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Jody Keith (2002)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: St. Rose, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2002-06-2

Duration: 00:05:19

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Keith, Jody


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Rainer, Robert Host
  • Keith, Jody Interviewee
  • Buisson, Ann Interviewee
  • Johnston, Lisa Interviewee
  • Zeno, Sylvia Interviewee
  • Rhodes, Maribeth Interviewee


This segment from the 2002 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Jody Keith, an eighth grade student at Cammon Middle School in St. Rose. At age three, Keith survived a near-fatal car accident. Despite being removed from the home of his alcoholic parents, he is a gifted student, a tutor and student mentor, and a volunteer at his church. Hosts: Beth Courtney and Robert Rainer