School in St. Paul, Minn., plays a piano designed by current students of the school. The instrument features images of Gordon Parks as well as the signatures of those who painted it. The piano was unveiled during a celebration of Parks’ 100th birthday. MPR Photo/Nikki Tundel
“It’s hard to motivate students with grades these days… What can motivate young people is when real people from the community come in and react to the work our students create,” – Paul Creager, Gordon Parks High School, via MPR News.