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Alyssa Carson

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-05-07

Duration: 00:02:19

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Space Exploration


  • Carson, Alyssa Interviewee
  • Wernstrom, Lauren Interviewee
  • Guyon, Nathalie Interviewee
  • Laroussi, Julian Interviewee
  • Alvarez, Dylan Host


This segment from the 2017 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Alyssa Carson, a sophomore at the Baton Rouge International School. Carson is working towards her dream of being an astronaut on the first mission to Mars. She is an astronaut in training and is the first person to attend all three NASA Space Camps in the United States, Canada, and Turkey. She has also given speeches around Louisiana and all over the world about her mission. Her profile includes interviews with: Lauren Wernstrom, a teacher at the Baton Rouge International School; Nathalie Guyon, the head of the Baton Rouge International School; and Julian Laroussi, her friend. Host: Dylan Alvarez