"Without arts in our school system, we think the only path to being successful is to be an academic scholar. Free thinking and creativity just STOP and we’re taught the only path to success is to be a doctor, a lawyer, or a scientist. While these are great career choices, and obviously necessary, not everyone is cut out to be these things. What happened to promoting kids to be writers, singers, dancers, and visual artists? STOP and think about that question…"