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Krista Drew (2005)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Monterey, Concordia Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2005-06-26

Duration: 00:02:34

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Drew, Krista


  • Parker, Brittany Host
  • McMichael, Pam Interviewee
  • Young, Bernadette Interviewee
  • McMichael, Harry Interviewee
  • Drew, Krista Interviewee
  • Hughes, Kaslynn Interviewee


This segment from the 2005 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Krista Drew, a freshman at Monterey High School. Drew has overcome major family problems, including the death of her father and her mother’s drug problem. Despite these obstacles, she maintains a 4.0 grade point average, serves as the freshmen class president, writes for the school newspaper, participates in numerous clubs, and helps with school fundraisers. Host: Brittany Parker