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Jessie Dixon (2003)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2003-06-22

Duration: 00:04:35

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Dixon, Jessie


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Spencer, Charles Host
  • Williams, Justin Interviewee
  • Williams, Chelsie Interviewee
  • Bass, Linda Interviewee
  • Ellis, Martha Interviewee
  • Dunn, Dennis Interviewee
  • Jinks, Lucas Interviewee
  • Dixon, Jessie Interviewee


This segment from the 2003 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Jessie Dixon, a senior at Evangel Christian Academy in Shreveport. Dixon has overcome an unstable home life, including the death of his father, his mother’s mental illness, and being removed from his home. He excels in the classroom and helped Evangel win its eighth state football championship. Hosts: Beth Courtney and Charles Spencer