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Joshua Castille (2014)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-06-17

Duration: 00:05:42

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Castille, Joshua


  • Vidrine, Stephanie Interviewee
  • Castille, Joshua Interviewee
  • Castille, Charlotte Interviewee
  • Prejean, Becky Interviewee
  • Shipp, Dawn Interviewee
  • Manuel, Grant Interviewee


This segment from the 2014 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Joshua Castille, a senior at Sacred Heart High School in Ville Platte. Throughout his life, Castille has endured several physical ailments, including two immune deficiencies, infections, jaundice, and anemia. In 2013, Castille hosted an archery shoot that raised $30,000 for Dreams Come True.