CATS CEO John Lewis speaks to students about
being a part of the Blue Line Extension Project and making a permanent impact
on the city of Charlotte.
The students were also given the opportunity to share their experience with a film crew who is creating a short documentary about the artist's work for the Station. The students commented about what inspired them and how they felt empowered by the opportunity to participate in a permanent project for Charlotte.
Students Makahi Clark (left) and Viridiana Cristerna (right) being interviewed about their experience working with the artist and seeing their art integrated into the Tom Hunter Light Rail Station. These interviews will be in an educational video about artist, Tom Stanley's work for the Tom Hunter Station.
In addition to the students, their parents, Councilman Greg Phipps, representatives from the Citizens Schools Program and from CMS and were able to see, in detail, the final art designs for the Tom Hunter Station. All expressed interest and enthusiasm for seeing the art at the Station opening in 2017.