Zhoriél Tapo

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Zhoriél Tapo lives in Louisiana and was born in 2008.

  • Zhoriél enjoys acting, playing volleyball and the violin, and singing in a children’s choir.
  • She wants to be a pediatrician.
  • Her favorite book is Becoming by Michelle Obama.

“No matter your age, you can make a difference.”

Zhoriél Tapo

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Learning About Government in Louisiana

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June 25th, 2021

A unique Fellows Programs allows college students to better understand how government policies affect our daily lives. 

A Shot in the Arm

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May 18th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in Louisiana gets the vaccine that protects against COVID-19. 

Celebrating National Poetry Month

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April 15th, 2021

“Read, read, read,” says Louisiana Poet Laureate John Warner Smith. 

Meet Waffles and Mochi

Zhoriél Tapo

March 17th, 2021

In a new Netflix series, former First Lady Michelle Obama introduces young viewers to two lovable characters who learn about food by exploring the world.  

A New Mardi Gras Tradition

Zhoriél Tapo

February 12th, 2021

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, festive parades will not take place in Louisiana this year. Instead, people are creating a new tradition. 

Inside the Creole Nutcracker

Zhoriél Tapo

December 12th, 2020

A magical 19th-century ballet for the holidays gets a Louisiana twist. 

Hurricanes on the Rise

Zhoriél Tapo

October 26th, 2020

Southwestern Louisiana has been hit hard by hurricanes this season. Scientists say that climate change is playing a big role in the rise of extreme weather. 

A Conversation With Louisiana Lawmakers

Zhoriél Tapo

September 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with Democratic and Republican state representatives about listening to voters. 

Summer Camp Goes Virtual

Zhoriél Tapo

August 4th, 2020

Because of the pandemic, a few summer camps look very different this year. 

Juneteenth Jubilees in Louisiana

Zhoriél Tapo

June 19th, 2020

A celebration of the unofficial end of slavery in the United States takes on a new significance amid the Black Lives Matter movement.