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Christa Fisher (2004)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2004-06-27

Duration: 00:04:12

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Fisher, Christa


  • Schmidt, Emily Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Westmoreland, Gi Gi Interviewee
  • Kemp, Julia Interviewee
  • Fisher, Myra Interviewee
  • Barksdale, Jennifer Interviewee
  • Earl, Julian Interviewee
  • Pennington, Krista Interviewee
  • Fisher, Christa Interviewee
  • Fisher, Raymond Interviewee


This segment from the 2004 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Christa Fisher, a senior at Hammond High School. Despite undergoing a brain tumor operation at age nine that slowed her cognitive learning skills, Fisher maintains a 3.9 grade point average. She is a member of the Beta Club, National Honor Society, and Key Club. She has also volunteered over 100 hours of her time throughout her high school career. Hosts: Emily Schmidt and Beth Courtney