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APT Announces Young Heroes for 2024

Thank you to all who entered nominations.

Our 2024 APT Young Heroes

Madilyn Doster

Enterprise High School

Madilyn Doster is a beacon of academic and community service excellence. With a 4.2 GPA, a 29 ACT score, and…

Philip F. Moss, Jr.

Vestavia Hills High School

Despite facing a life-altering diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) at a young age, Philip Moss, Jr. has emerged as…

Patricia Orsi

Wetumpka High School

Patricia Orsi’s story is a testament to the enduring human spirit, interwoven with tragedy, artistic passion, and an unwavering commitment…

Katherine Orsi

Wetumpka High School

Katherine Orsi’s story is not one of despair, but of remarkable resilience and perseverance in the face of unimaginable tragedy….

Clara Parker

Homeschooled under University Church of Christ

Clara Parker’s story is a symphony of academic excellence, boundless leadership, and unwavering compassion. Clara’s leadership shines through her various…

Katelyn Shaneyfelt

Guntersville High School

Katelyn Shaneyfelt’s story is a testament to the human spirit’s unwavering resilience in the face of unimaginable hardship. Despite enduring…

Gallery of APT Young Heroes

Gallery of APT Young Heroes

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What is APT Young Heroes?

Since 2001, Alabama Public Television has honored those young heroes who have made their schools and communities better places. Visit our Young Heroes Gallery and search by year to find the Young Heroes of that class. View videos, biographies and more!

Young Hero Sponsors

The Young Heroes Program is made possible through the support of:

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Harris Trust