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Jump Start Summers (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-07-27

Duration: 00:05:02

Subjects: Education | JOB TRAINING | Workforce development | High school students | Welding


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Legleu, Alvin Interviewee
  • Southall, Javin Interviewee
  • Bradford, Ken Interviewee


This segment from the July 27, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ report on Jump Start Summers, a career training program available to high school students in over forty school systems around the state. She visits a welding class in Assumption Parish. Spires interviews: Alvin Legleu, welding instructor; Javin Southall, welding student; and Ken Bradford, the program administrator at the Louisiana Department of Education. Host: Andre Moreau