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Shelly Ronzello (2002)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Mandeville, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2002-06-2

Duration: 00:06:14

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Ronzello, Shelly


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Rainer, Robert Host
  • Ronzello, Shelly Interviewee
  • Ronzello, Ricky Interviewee
  • Curtis, Stella Interviewee
  • Ronzello, Jack Interviewee
  • Shirer, Patricia Interviewee
  • Mattix, Ashley Interviewee


This segment from the 2002 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Shelly Ronzello of Mandeville, a senior at Cabrini High School in New Orleans. Despite battling bipolar disorder, a thyroid problem, and an unsettled home life, Ronzello is an outstanding student and leader at her school. She volunteers with St. Vincent de Paul and the Extra Mile, a service club that helps the mentally disabled. Hosts: Beth Courtney and Robert Rainer