In May, Strawberry Mansion High School was featured in a segment from World News with Diane Sawyer. In the piece, Diane covered the principal of the school, Linda Cliatt-Wayman as well as the students of Strawberry Mansion, which was dubbed one of the most "dangerous" high schools in America. The principal and kids rebuked the stereotype by showing the progress they have made as well as the postive aspects of the school.
It turns out that even celebrities were deeply affected by the special. Drake saw the piece and decided to build a full sized recording studio inside of the school for aspiring artists of all kinds. He announced this in person to some students from the school as well as Principal Cliatt-Wayman backstage at his postponed tour stop here in Philly in October. To see the reactions on the childrens' faces watch the video below!!
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