Abigail Gardner, HERO Award Winner January 2013
Mandeville High School
For Mandeville High School/ New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) senior Abigail Gardner, every day brings her closer to her dreams of earning her BFA in Musical Theater, traveling the country in musicals, and the ultimate goal of performing on Broadway.
Julie T. Huynh, HERO Award Winner February 2013
Salmen High School
Salmen High School senior Julie T. Huynh wants to “live life to the fullest”. She is the vice president of Interact and the Beta Club, and participates in Robotics, Safe Driving, Mu Alpha Theta, Juniors in Service, Student Council, and the National Honor Society.
Karen Robbins, HERO Award Winner December 2012
Christ Episcopal School
When given the opportunity, Christ Episcopal School Junior, Karen Robbins says yes to service, through activities like a Key Club Halloween food drive, the clean up for Lake Pontchartrain, and collecting supplies for the Humane Society.
Wayne Dowdy, HERO Award Winner October 2012
Hammond High School
When Hurricane Isaac bore down on southeast Louisiana, many people evacuated in anticipation of a category one storm, including the family of Hammond High School freshman Wayne Dowdy.