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Jonathan "Chaz" Wilburn (2005)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Denham Springs, Livingston Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2005-06-26

Duration: 00:02:30

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Wilburn, Jonathan | People with disabilities


  • Schmidt, Emily Host
  • Martin, Donyelle Interviewee
  • Durnin, Trudy Interviewee
  • Winding, Katie Interviewee
  • Simpson, Monique Interviewee
  • Wilburn, Jonathan "Chaz" Interviewee


This segment from the 2005 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Jonathan “Chaz” Wilburn, a freshman at Live Oak High School in Denham Springs. Wilburn suffers from a severe form of muscular dystrophy. He is a local goodwill ambassador and a tireless fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Host: Emily Schmidt