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Stanley Celestine, Jr. Profile (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-05-24

Duration: 00:05:40

Subjects: Education | Avoyelles Parish School System | School board members


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Williams, Natasha Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Celestine, Stanley, Jr. Interviewee


This segment from the May 24, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ profile of Stanley Celestine, Jr., a nineteen-year-old member of the Avoyelles Parish School Board. Celestine is the youngest school board member in Louisiana. He discusses: his passion for education; his campaign; his prior engagement with the school system; his family’s reaction to his campaign; his plan for improving the school system; and the importance of accountability for everyone involved in the school system. Host: Andre Moreau