NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - She's an Oscar nominated actress. She's a Grammy Award nominated actress. She's been nominated for Emmys 18 times.
She's won four Emmys and a Golden Globe Award. And three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
She's Alfre Woodard.
WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood says there's no better person on the planet to turn around a New Orleans school than actress Alfre Woodard.
She does it with the help of other creative people like Graham Nash, member of the popular 1970s folk-rock band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
The school that's getting the attention is ReNEW Dolores T. Aaron Academy Turnaround Arts School in New Orleans East.