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Henry Futch (2013)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-06-20

Duration: 00:05:20

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Futch, Henry | Cancer


  • Futch, Diane Interviewee
  • Futch, Henry Interviewee
  • McElwee, Lindsay Maggio Interviewee
  • Pike, Kelly Interviewee
  • Drewett, Elizabeth Interviewee


This segment from the 2013 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Henry Futch, an eighth grade student at Cedar Creek School in Ruston. As a child, Futch survived Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He is an excellent student, a member of the baseball, football, and track teams, a tutor to younger students, and a piano player. Futch is also a tireless fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, Ronald McDonald House, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and other cancer support organizations.