“I love being a junior volunteer! I like knowing that I can make a difference in my town, even at my age.”

Age: 14

School: Parkview Baptist

Parents: Paige and Beau Young

FAVORITES:

Book: “Killing Britney”

Music: Justin Bieber

Movie: “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

TV show: “Criminal Minds”

Hangout: Perkins Rowe

Role model: Her parents

Extra: Young is a first-year volunteer with the Junior Volunteer program at Woman’s Hospital. She has been placed in the GYN/Oncology Department at Woman’s for her first of two rotations.

The program is made up of high school students from?Baton Rouge?and the surrounding parishes, most of whom plan to pursue careers in the medical field.?The program gives teens a chance to experience the field of health care first-hand, and offers them some positive summer enrichment. Based on personal interest, each teen is assigned to a supportive area and a clinical area during his 10-day session.