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Cody Crews (2014)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Deville, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, Pineville, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-06-17

Duration: 00:05:32

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Crews, Cody


  • Crews, Julie Interviewee
  • Crews, Cody Interviewee
  • Normand, Bonnie Interviewee
  • Floyd, Bill Interviewee
  • Crews, Cassidy Interviewee


This segment from the 2014 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Cody Crews of Deville, a sophomore at Cenla Christian Academy in Pineville. Crews has overcome a dog attack in 2005 that caused serious damage to his face, mouth, and tongue. He is a straight-A student, a member of the baseball, football, basketball and track teams, and a tireless volunteer. He initiated the Send a Book on Safari program to help children in Africa learn English. He also collects shoes for the Soles4Souls program and reads to children in daycares.